ERIC Number: ED242520
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
The ABC's of Energy.
Barrow, Lloyd H., Ed.; Bitner, Betty L., Ed.
This resource guide consists of activities related to 26 separate energy topics (one for each letter of the alphabet). Topic areas are: approaches to problems related to energy shortages; biomass; conserving energy; demand for energy in the year 2000; economics and energy; fossil fuels; geothermal energy; hydroelectric power; insulation; energy related jobs; electrical uses of energy; liquid fuels; measuring heat; nuclear energy; oil shale; people from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC); questions students have about energy and the economy; radiation; solar heating; tidal power; carpooling; ventilation and infiltration; wind power; energy conservation; energy values; and zones of home heating and how the thermostat works. Activities are divided into three recommended categories within each topic area (K-6, 7-12, and K-12). In addition to activities, each topic area includes an overview, teacher background information, and list of resource materials. Activities are suitable for science, social studies, language arts, art, mathematics, and industrial arts lessons. (BC)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Conservation Education, Electricity, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Fuels, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Science Activities, Science Education, Social Studies
University of Maine at Orono, College of Education, 212 Shibles Hall, Orono, ME 04469 ($4.00 plus $0.50 handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine Univ., Orono. Coll. of Education.