ERIC Number: ED295818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
The Harnessed Atom: Nuclear Energy & Electricity.
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, review exercises, activities for the students, and a 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." This student guide is intended to review the basic scientific principles that underlie nuclear energy. It includes an appendix which contains a map of the Franklin nuclear powerplant, and a glossary of terms. (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 - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Energy, Washington, DC. Nuclear Energy Office.
Note: For teachers guide, see SE 049 198. Drawings may not reproduce well.