ERIC Number: ED222363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Electrical Power Generation. A Basic Teaching Unit on Energy. Revised.
McDermott, Hugh, Ed.; Scharmann, Larry, Ed.
Four classroom activities are included in this 8-10 period unit suitable for high school chemistry and physics classes. The first activity is a reading (12th-grade readability level determined by the Fry procedure) which explains electricity conversion, transportation, and efficiency ratings. The second and third activities are electrical energy experiments: determining the efficiency of a light bulb and the relationship between heat and electricity. The last activity consists of problem sheets in which students analyze data and convert it into different forms of measurement while reviewing material previously discussed in the unit. Rationale, objectives, and instructional strategies are provided for each activity. A list of process skills fostered, advanced teacher preparation, goals, objectives, planning guide, and evaluation suggestions are provided in an introduction. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Electricity, Energy, Environmental Education, Heat, High Schools, Physics, Power Technology, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Secondary School Science
Nebraska Energy Office, Extension Division Chief, P. O. Box 95085, Lincoln, NE 68509 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Energy Office, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska