ERIC Number: ED222390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Sunny Side Up in Social Studies.
LaHart, David, Ed.
Solar energy lessons for grades 6, 7, and 8 social studies classes are provided in this guide. Each lesson includes appropriate grade level(s), objectives, activities, and strategies for introducing and developing the lesson. In the first five lessons (the social scientist and conservation), students are introduced to the role of the social scientist by completing activities concerned with today's social problems. Students identify problems and the social scientist's role in solving them. Topics addressed in other lessons include: fuels; population and energy supply; solar energy research; energy ads; Florida climate; solar energy and climates; energetic locations; wind power; energy to get energy; energy and civilization; north wind and sun; solar folks; solar energy and ancient Greeks/Romans; solar energy--past and present; life with limited energy; lifestyles and energy; changing life patterns; changing societies; solar energy--people and sun; American Indians and the sun; energy conflict; energy on the farm; solar energy and exploration; solar energy and the American colonial period; solar inventions; energy, environment, and man; sun's influence on man's dwellings; energy demand and population; developing nations; and energy use in nations of the world. Rationale for including energy in social studies and teacher background information on the sun are also provided. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Environment Education.
Authoring Institution: Seminole County Board of Public Instruction, Sanford, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida