ERIC Number: ED250192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Energy. A National Need, A National Challenge.
Moore, Jeffrey S.; Zanetti, Dorothy
Instructions for completing a student research project are provided. The project consists of selecting an energy-related topic, preparing notecards (which contain important information, quotations, and bibliographic information obtained from libraries and other sources), preparing an outline, writing a report (a term paper), and constructing a poster or model to accompany the report. In addition, comments on time factors, organization of information, preparing a rough draft of the report, taking notes, and preparing bibliography cards and a bibliography are provided. A checklist for preparing a term paper is also included. Project objectives include: (1) learning which sources of energy have become the most important and how they are used; (2) learning about the nature, potential, and development of alternative energy sources; (3) understanding why many energy sources are being depleted; (4) locating energy information in books, encyclopedias, audio-visual media, magazines, and periodicals; (5) reading and thinking critically in judging the usefulness of such information; (6) organizing information gathered from a variety of sources; and (7) accompanying the written report with a poster, model, experiment, or audio-visual aid that relates to the topic of the report. (JN)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Energy, Energy Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Research Reports, Secondary School Science, Student Projects, Student Research
The Core Teacher, c/o Dr. Gordon F. Vars (ed.), 316 White Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 ($1.65).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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