ERIC Number: ED426845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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Environmental Action Energy Conservation. Teacher Resource Guide.
The environmental education curriculum called Environment ACTION is designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills necessary to make meaningful environmental changes. This module provides step-by-step instructions on how to explore the sources, production, uses, and environmental effects of energy in their schools and home. There are 14 separate lessons in this teacher-friendly resource guide, with each lesson designed to take one class period. Four types of activities are included: (1) Explore the Issues; (2) Analyze; (3) Consider Options; and (4) Take Action. Each activity contains ideas for home investigations and analysis, projects for the school and community, and student journals. A listing of student materials and suggestions for cross-curricular activities and extensions in history/social studies, language arts, math, and science are also included. Assessment materials such as content quiz, student survey, student self-evaluation form, and action group evaluation form for the teacher are also included. (SJR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Science Activities, Social Studies, Student Research, Teaching Guides
Dale Seymour Publications, 2725 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025; Tel: 800-872-1100 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.cuisenaire-dsp.com ($13.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: Developed by E2: Environment and Education (TM), an activity of the Tides Center.