ERIC Number: ED204583
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Calibrating a Respirable Dust Sampling Device. Module 24. 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 calibrating a respirable dust sampling device. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn, are three lessons: (1) naming each part of the respirable dust sampling equipment and taking the equipment apart, cleaning it, and reassembling it; (2) assembling and preparing the calibration train, including a soapbubble meter, cyclone respirable dust sampling equipment and calibration container, and personal air sampling pump; and (3) calibrating a respirable dust sampling train using a soapbubble meter. 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. Two performance tests cover assembling and preparing equipment for calibration, and calibrating a sampling train. (CT)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Equipment Maintenance, Learning Activities, Programed Instructional Materials, Public Health, Tests, 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.