ERIC Number: ED258818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul-30
Reference Count: 0
Coal and Energy.
Bryant, Reba; And Others
This teaching unit explores coal as an energy resource. Goals, student objectives, background information, and activity options are presented for each major section. The sections are: (1) an introduction to coal (which describes how and where coal was formed and explains the types of coal); (2) the mining of coal (including the methods and ways of transporting coal); (3) the use of coal (reviewing historical uses and current products); and (4) problems with using coal (assessing environmental and health related factors). Throughout the document several fact sheets are presented in a pictorial and graphic manner. References are given for films and publications that pertain to coal and/or energy-related issues. An appendix provides additional background information for teachers and activity possibilities for students. (ML)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Div. of Continuing Education.
Note: Some pages may not reproduce well. Requirements for the Energy Workshop, Tennessee State University.