ERIC Number: ED222352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Adventure Center. Activity Book.
Carlton, Linda L.
Energy activities are provided in this student activity book. They include: (1) an energy walk; (2) forms of energy in the home; (3) energy conversion; (4) constructing a solar hot dog cooker (with instructions for drawing a parabola); (5) interviewing senior citizens to learn about energy use in the past; (6) packaging materials; (7) insulation; (8) energy conservation in the home; (9) traffic count; and (10) a role-playing activity comparing the lifestyles of two families. Concepts/topics covered in the activities include: (1) work (movement, change); forms of energy (mechanical, radiant, chemical, electrical, nuclear, thermal, sound) and energy conversion; (3) renewable and non-renewable energy resources; (4) development of energy resources (origin, equipment, uses, environmental impact, economic impact); (5) society and energy, focusing on energy use (energy use eras and present patterns), power and politics (international, national, and local), and the future of energy; (6) practical energy applications in manufacturing, heating/cooling, and transportation; and (7) making energy decisions. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wichita Unified School District 259, KS.