ERIC Number: ED327409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Decisions about Product Safety. A Multidisciplinary Teaching Unit.
Procter and Gamble Educational Services, Cincinnati, OH.
A multidisciplinary educational unit featuring product safety decisions made by businesses and consumers is presented. teach critical thinking and decision making while supplementing the science, home economics, social studies, and economics curricula. The activities rely extensively, though not exclusively, on Procter & Gamble's experiences in making product safety decisions. Included is a core section of lessons from which the complementary discipline sections have evolved. The core section contains a culminating activity that can also serve as an evaluation instrument. Four complementary discipline sections supplement the core. Each activity includes an overview, the teaching time required, concepts covered in the lesson, objectives, materials, teaching strategies, readings, activity sheets, and answers to questions posed in the activity. Student worksheet master are also included. (Four wall charts were too large to reproduce.) (KR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Home Economics Education, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies, Thinking Skills
Procter and Gamble Educational Services, One Procter and Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202 ($8.95 plus $1.75 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Procter and Gamble Educational Services, Cincinnati, OH.