ERIC Number: ED295817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Harnessed Atom. Nuclear Energy & Electricity. Teacher Guide.
Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Nuclear Energy Office.
This document is part of a nuclear energy curriculum designed for grades six through eight. The complete kit includes a written text, filmstrip, review exercises, activities for the students, and this teachers guide. The 19 lessons in the curriculum are divided into four units including: (1) "Energy and Electricity"; (2) "Understanding Atoms and Radiation"; (3) "The Franklin Nuclear Powerplant"; and (4) "Addressing the Issues." The teachers guide contains suggestions for using the materials, including ideas for a learning center. It was developed to help teachers teach concepts as well as basic skills. Also included are discussion questions, answers to review exercises and activities, a list of materials, and a list of additional resources. (TW)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Energy Education, Environmental Education, Middle Schools, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Plants, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Nuclear Energy Office.
Note: For a related document, see SE 049 199. Drawings may not reproduce well. Filmstrip not included with document from EDRS.