ERIC Number: ED190349
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar-28
Reference Count: N/A
Of 100 You Only Get 10 or Food For Thought. Teacher's Guide and Student Guide. Net Energy Unit. Draft.
Fogl, John; Landes, Nancy
This module consists of three activities and an evaluation section. Each activity can be conducted in class or assigned as homework. Activity 1 introduces the students to food chains and energy transfers through trophic levels. Activity 2 explores energy inputs and outputs in the United States food system and encourages the student to identify inefficiencies in the system. Activity 3 relates the financial cost of the energy intensive food system to the consumer. The evaluation section allows the student to suggest means of decreasing the energy consumption of our food system. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Conservation Education, Curriculum Development, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Fuel Consumption, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Education, Natural Resources, Public Policy, Science Education, Social Studies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.; Michigan State Dept. of Commerce, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Cooperative Extension Service.; Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Science and Mathematics Teaching Center.