ERIC Number: ED229244
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Adventure Center. Activity Book. Revised [and Expanded] Edition.
Wichita Unified School District 259, KS.
A variety of energy activities are provided, including instructions for and questions related to energy films. The activities are organized into five sections. Section 1 (work) includes an activity focusing on movement and change. Section 2 (forms of energy) includes activities related to mechanical (movement), radiant (light), chemical (burning), electrical, nuclear, thermal (heat), and sound energy, and energy conversions. Section 3 (resources and energy) includes activities related to renewable/non-renewable resources, and development of resources (considered origins, equipment, uses, environmental impact, and economic impact). Section 4 includes activities focusing on society and energy, addressing energy use (energy use eras and present patterns), power and politics (international, national, and local), and the future of energy. Section 5 provides activities related to the individual and energy. Topics/concepts considered include practical applications in manufacturing, heating/cooling, and transportation; and making energy decisions (obtaining facts, information, data, exploring options, evaluating, and action planning). (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka.
Authoring Institution: Wichita Unified School District 259, KS.