ERIC Number: ED313216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Bags...Beakers...and Barrels...An Action Curriculum toward Resolving Hazardous Materials Issues. For Middle and High School Students.
Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Natural Resources.; Industrial States Policy Center, Columbus, OH.
This curriculum program for grades 7-12 was developed to increase awareness of the hazardous materials problem on local, state, national, and global levels. This curriculum material highlights an important science-technology-society issue and are applicable to the science, health, social studies, and language arts disciplines. Units include: (1) "Connections" (providing the common ground for the curriculum); (2) "Hazardous Materials in the Home"; (3) "Hazardous Materials in the School"; (4) "Hazardous Materials in the Community"; and (5) "Community Action Project" (providing a framework to guide the action project). Each unit has 3-10 activities containing objectives, teacher preparation, class activity, follow-up, and handout materials. Three skill building activities, resources for teachers and students, and a glossary are appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Hazardous Materials, Health Education, Public Health, Safety, School Safety, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Materials, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science
Industrial States Policy Center, 691 N. High Street, 2nd Floor, Columbus, OH 43215 ($20.00; quantity price on arrangement).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Natural Resources.; Industrial States Policy Center, Columbus, OH.