ERIC Number: ED296097
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Electricity/Electronics. 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 electricity and electronics. The following topics are covered in the individual lessons: the fundamentals of electricity (electricity as the flow of electrons and procedures for making and using a continuity tester); energy transducers (the purposes and operating principles of energy transducers and procedures for making and testing energy transducers); output transducers and control devices (the function of output transducers and control devices and steps in making and testing electrical circuits); series and parallel circuits (understanding how such circuits function and making and testing them); and the fundamentals of electronics (basic electronic devices and systems and making and analyzing an electronic alarm). 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: Behavioral Objectives, Electric Circuits, Electrical Systems, Electricity, Electronic Equipment, Electronics, Equipment Maintenance, Industrial Education, Industry, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Measurement Equipment, Middle Schools, Statewide Planning, Technical Education, Technological Literacy, Technology
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.