ERIC Number: ED179374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Transitions in U.S. History, Grades 8-9. Interdisciplinary Student/Teacher Materials in Energy, the Environment, and the Economy.
Brown, Evelyn; And Others
This unit is intended to give students an understanding of the influence that various sources of energy have had on culture and on understanding of the effects of energy change. Physical properties of wood, coal, and oil are examined, and the ability of these substances to give heat is considered. Students practice the mathematics necessary to understand energy conversion. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Fuel Consumption, Fuels, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Education, Natural Resources, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies
U.S. Department of Energy, Technical Information Center, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Office of Education, Business and Labor Affairs.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.