ERIC Number: ED224985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Energy Conservation Curriculum Guide Grades Seven through Twelve. Vocational Education, Industrial Arts Curriculum Guide. Bulletin 1681.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.
This curriculum guide provides materials for activities related to energy sources, forms, and uses that can be used in grades 7 through 12 and adapted to social studies, science, home economics, and industrial arts. The time requirement for implementation is 3 to 6 weeks. Three transparencies are first provided for use as study aids. A list of energy sources follows that the instructor may use to choose facets of energy to emphasize. Lesson 1 consists of materials designed to determine students' awareness of house areas where energy can be saved. Objectives; activities; resources, materials and equipment; an enrichment activity; an energy attitude survey; and a pretest are provided. Lesson 2 offers information on home energy use, including terms and definitions, and continues the pretest. Material on cutting energy use and three student activities are provided. Lesson 3 presents objectives, activities, transparencies, informative materials, and student activities on factors affecting energy use in home heating and cooling. A Student Schoolhouse Energy Survey follows that provides students with practical experience in detecting energy waste. Other materials include an activity on exponential growth and test items (with an answer key) that may be used as a pre- or post-test, a final examination, or several quizzes. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For a related document see CE 034 826.