ERIC Number: ED222350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Big E (Energy). 4-H Member Guide, Unit 2.
Caldwell, William; And Others
This activity and record book is designed for unit 2 (ages 12-14) of the Nebraska 4-H Energy Project. Aims, energy attitudes to be developed, and instructions are provided for each activity. Activities include: (1) a word search of energy-related words (with definitions provided); (2) determining fuel waste; (3) reading electric/gas meters and examining electric/gas consumption; (4) analyzing electric appliances; (5) making home comfortable at lower temperatures (insulation); (6) conducting home energy audits; (7) constructing a model solar collector; (8) making a solar water heater; (9) conserving energy in the kitchen; and (10) monitoring gasoline usage. (Suggestions for giving demonstrations at 4-H Club meetings or in the community are also provided. (JN)
Descriptors: Climate Control, Conservation Education, Electrical Appliances, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Fuels, Learning Activities, Solar Radiation, Utilities
Cooperative Extension Service, University of Nebraska, Ag. Hall, Rm. 116, Lincoln, NE 68583 ($.40 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nebraska State Energy Office, Lincoln.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Cooperative Extension Service.; Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Inst. of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska