ERIC Number: ED218159
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Activity Sheets. Draft Copy.
Duke Power Company, Educational Services Dept., Charlotte, NC.
This document consists of energy vocabulary activities, three games, worksheets, laboratory activities/exercises, and an introductory classroom exercise designed to introduce energy concepts to students. Vocabulary activities focus on coal and energy consumption. The three games (with instructions) focus on various aspects of energy and energy consumption/conservation. Content area emphasized, objective(s), materials needed, and instructional strategies and suggested activities are provided for the worksheets and laboratory activities/exercises. Topics of worksheets and laboratory activities/exercises include, among others, paying utility bills; values placed on energy sources; burning properties of different materials; acidity of fly ash; geiger counter experiments; half-life; effects of solar energy on a radiometer; solar collectors; insulators; and water pressure. (JN)
Descriptors: Coal, Conservation Education, Educational Games, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Power Technology, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Solar Radiation, Utilities
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Duke Power Company, Educational Services Dept., Charlotte, NC.