ERIC Number: ED168811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Energy and Society: Investigations in Decision Making. [Student Manual].
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Boulder, CO.
This publication is the student handbook for a BSCS energy education module designed for high school, college, and adult students. It is designed to provide students with information about energy that will help them make decisions as citizens. Basically, this document is a text to supplement the activities and lesson plans in the teacher's guide. Chapter titles are: (1) Getting Started; (2) Identifying and Researching Energy Questions; (3) Techniques for Gathering Information; (4) Analyzing and Interpreting Data; (5) Energy Resources; (6) Energy Uses; (7) Physical Laws; (8) Politics and the Law; (9) Environmental Impact; (10) Economics: Public and Private; (11) Attitudes and Feelings; (12) Health and Safety; (13) Design and Technology; (14) Valuing and Decision Making; and (15) Possible Energy Futures. Most of the pictures and illustrations are black and white. Some sections provide remedial or review information such as a section on simple calculations with large numbers in scientific form. (MR)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Energy, Environmental Education, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Minicourses, Postsecondary Education, Reading Materials, Science Course Improvement Projects, Textbooks
Hubbard Scientific Company, P.O. Box 104, Northbrook, IL 60062 ($7.00 for both)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Boulder, CO.