ERIC Number: ED241283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Conservation: A Workshop for Selected Eastern U.S. Industrial Arts Teacher Educators.
Wenig, Robert E., Ed.
This set of 25 instructional modules was produced by a group of industrial arts teacher educators, local teachers, and supervisors from eastern United States. Topic areas of these modules include: societal implications of the energy situation; awareness of energy terms, supply, and use; assessment of conventional and selected renewable alternative energy sources (terms, criteria, availability, consumption, and environment); economic aspects of energy sources; conserving energy through changes in habits, attitudes, and gaining self-sufficiency; energy conservation through the selection and application of renewable alternatives; energy use and reduction in small buildings and homes; principles, practices, and measurement of heat loss and gain; calculating electrical usage; and design criteria for passive solar energy efficient residential construction and other efficiency systems. Additional topics include: energy efficient materials (insulation, vapor barriers, caulking, weatherstripping, doors, windows, storm doors and windows, floors, ceilings, attics, and lighting); energy conservation in private and public transportation; conserving energy through driving habits, automobile maintenance, and automobile engine modification; energy efficiencies in the total automobile operation; home energy management systems; principles and practices of re-using energy supplies; and careers in energy conservation. Modules include objectives, activities, and assessment instruments (with answers). (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh.