ERIC Number: ED296096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Using Alternate Energy Sources. The Illinois Plan for Industrial Education.
Illinois State Univ., Normal.
This guide, which is one in the "Exploration" series of curriculum guides intended to assist junior high and middle school industrial educators in helping their students explore diverse industrial situations and technologies used in industry, deals with using alternate energy sources. The following topics are covered in the individual lessons: types of alternative energy sources and the current status of energy, wind energy, ocean thermal energy conversion, geothermal energy, biomass energy, water power, and nuclear energy. The fundamental operating principles, applications, advantages, and disadvantages of each energy source are discussed. The guide includes the rationale behind its development, hints to the teacher, lesson plans, student handout masters, teacher aids, a unit examination, and a list of references. The lesson plans include cross-referenced lists of objectives, lesson content, and learning activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Behavioral Objectives, Geothermal Energy, Heat, Industrial Education, Industry, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Middle Schools, Radiation, Solar Energy, Statewide Planning, Technical Education, Technological Literacy, Technology, Wind Energy
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Univ., Normal.
Note: For related documents, see CE 050 288-298.