ERIC Number: ED228038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Conservation Education for New York State. Interdisciplinary Learning Activities. Grades 7-12.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Provided in this document are 18 energy conservation activities designed to supplement regular classroom learning activities. A matrix correlating activity number with grade level and subject areas is included. Titles of activities are: puzzles; energy quiz; energy-related careers; reading a meter; trading calories for kilo-watts; conserving home energy; keep the heat; mini-activities in energy conservation; heat balance; insulation testing; conserving heat with glazing; hot water loss; calculating heat loses; conserving automotive fuel; energy in foods; conserving with the sun; comparing fuel sources; and energy in print. A teacher resource sheet is also provided at the end of each activity. These sheets contain background information, hints on gathering materials, suggested time allotment, suggested approach, typical results, precautions, modifications, evaluation methods, and references. (JN)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Conservation Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Fuel Consumption, Fuels, Heat, Heating, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Utilities
New York State Energy Office, Office of Communications, Two Rockefeller Plaza, Albany, NY 12223 (free upon written request).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Energy Office, Albany.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.