ERIC Number: ED207818
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Highlands County Energy Education Activities--High School Level.
Allen, Rodney F., Ed.
Presented are five instructional units, developed by the Tri-County Teacher Education Center, for the purpose of educating secondary school students on Florida's unique energy problems. Unit one provides a series of value clarification and awareness activities as an introduction to energy. Unit two uses mathematics exercises to examine energy consumption. Unit three, which focuses on basic competencies, teaches vocabulary, writing, reading, mathematics, map, and thinking skills through energy-related activities and problems. Unit four uses discussion, experimentation, role playing, and simulations to examine issues and teach problem solving, including such topics as hydrogen as a fuel, costs and benefits energy policies, air quality, and highway speeds. Included in unit five are devices which use different kinds of energy, activities for constructing a solar powered water heater, windmill, watt meter, and still. (DC)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Energy, Environmental Education, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Environment Education.
Authoring Institution: Tri-County Teacher Education Center, Sebring, FL.