ERIC Number: ED222674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb-28
Reference Count: N/A
A Model for Infusing Energy Concepts into Vocational Education Programs. Solar Energy Curriculum Guide.
Delta Vocational Technical School, Marked Tree, AR.
This solar energy curriculum guide is designed to assist teachers in infusing energy concepts into vocational education programs. It consists of 31 competency-based instructional units organized into 10 sections. Covered in the sections are the following topics: related instructions (history and development; human relations; general safety; building, plumbing, and electrical codes; and applying for a job); electricity (fundamentals of electricity, electric power, and electric test instruments); electric motors and contacts (introduction to electric motors, split-phase motors, and capacitor motors); tools and equipment (basic hand tools, solar technician's tool box, special tools, power tools, and equipment); soldering, cutting, and welding; piping (pipe, pipe fittings, and joining pipe); blueprint reading; solar hot water systems (components and system installation); safety in air conditioning; and heating and cooling (special tools, solar assisted heat pumps, and solar absorption systems). Each unit contains the following: a performance objective, suggested activities for instructors and for students, information sheets, transparency masters, assignment sheets, job sheets, criterion-referenced tests, and test answers. (MN)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Blueprints, Competency Based Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Guides, Electric Motors, Electricity, Electronic Equipment, Equipment Utilization, Fused Curriculum, Hand Tools, Heating, Human Relations, Machine Tools, Plumbing, Safety, Secondary Education, Solar Radiation, Vocational Education, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Delta Vocational Technical School, Marked Tree, AR.