ERIC Number: ED409229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Future Options Unlimited: A Textbook for Alternative Futures. Book I. Revised Edition. Grades 5-8 [and] Book II.
Meyer, Eldon; Zielinski, Donald David
These workbooks provide students with opportunities to research and explore future options based on the realities of today. The workbooks each consist of four research units, a future force section, and a reference section. Students are actively involved in the learning process and in acquiring information. The research units in Book I focus on: (1) "Population, Life Expectancy, and Housing"; (2) "Energy"; (3) "Space Exploration and Social Welfare"; and (4) "Transportation and Global Mobility." The research units in Book II focus on: (1) "Communication, Silicon Chips, and Robots"; (2) "Work, Leisure, and Education"; (3) "Health/Medical Technologies and Your Life"; and (4) "Values and Expediencies." Contains a total of 75 references. (EH)
Descriptors: Convergent Thinking, Creative Thinking, Divergent Thinking, Futures (of Society), Global Education, Intermediate Grades, Learning Strategies, Prediction, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Thinking Skills
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