ERIC Number: ED390635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Energy: A Cross-Curricular Approach.
This guide is based on the premise that lives (and lifestyles) revolve around the production, consumption, and conversion of energy. Yet for such an all-encompassing concept little accompanying factual knowledge exists at the grade-school level. The objectives (and the resulting activities and extensions) are focused on the needs of the upper elementary student. Learning objectives from the New York State Department of Education and the City of New York Department of Education for grades 4-6 have been referenced and incorporated. This guide contains activities that are aimed at creating an energy-literate population that is prepared to confront the difficult and challenging decisions that await the world as finite sources of energy are exhausted. It is divided into four main subject areas: math, language arts, science, and social studies. Each activity contains the following parts: objectives, related activities, skills developed, time required, key vocabulary, materials, background, procedure, questions, extensions, and variations. (JRH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Energy Conservation, Energy Education, Environmental Education, Integrated Curriculum, Science Activities, Scientific Concepts
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: YMCA of Greater New York, Huguenot, NY. Greenkill Outdoor Environmental Education Center.