ERIC Number: ED367793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Solar Energy. 7th and 8th Grade Agriculture Science Curriculum. Teacher Materials.
Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. Dept. of Agricultural Education and Mechanization.
This curriculum guide, the third in a set of six, contains teacher and student materials for a unit on solar energy prepared as part of a seventh- and eighth-grade agricultural science curriculum that is integrated with science instruction. The guide contains the state goals and sample learning objectives for each goal for students in grades 8-10 and a teacher presentation outline for the unit. The unit, which begins by listing the agricultural practices and science concepts to be taught, along with activities and applications, contains the following components: teaching steps, lesson outlines, teacher's presentation outlines for each day, student information guide, terms and definitions, worksheets, student activity note sheets, student activity information sheets, student activity record sheets, quizzes, practice problems, and 10 transparency masters. Teacher's activity sheets and tests have answers provided. The unit covers the following topics: drying of agricultural and horticultural crops; space heating of agricultural facilities; production of biomass as an energy source; and production of ethanol and methanol. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Sciences, Alternative Energy Sources, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Construction Materials, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Grade 7, Grade 8, Heat, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Power Technology, Solar Energy, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Transparencies, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale. Dept. of Agricultural Education and Mechanization.
Note: For other titles in this set, see CE 065 784-789.