ERIC Number: ED204574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Obtaining Heat Stress Measurements. Module 15. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.
Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.
This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on obtaining heat stress measurements. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) naming and describing the functions of the sections or parts of the dry bulb, wet bulb, and globe thermometers; and assembling and using the wet bulb and globe thermometers; (2) assembling a wet bulb globe temperature apparatus; and (3) determining the wet bulb globe temperature using a Botsball thermometer. Each lesson contains objectives, recommended methods and locations for practice, performance criteria, equipment and supplies to perform a task, detailed step-by-step instructions for learning a task, and performance exercises. Three performance tests cover using dry bulb, wet bulb, and globe thermometers; assembling and using the wet bulb globe temperature apparatus; and using a Botsball heat stress indicator. (CT)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Heat, Learning Activities, Measurement Techniques, Programed Instructional Materials, Public Health, Temperature, Tests, Thermal Environment, Vocational Education
National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.