ERIC Number: ED451035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
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Bright Ideas for Educators: Creative Projects by Recipients of FirstEnergy's Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Grants.
This document presents some of the projects that were highly rated and recommended for funding by the FirstEnergy Educational Advisory Council. A panel of educators and school administrators evaluated and endorsed the educational resources made available to schools and community groups. Project titles; teacher, school, and contact information; the project's purpose; materials used; a brief description of the work; and the teacher's conclusions and recommendations for others who might duplicate the project are listed. Project titles include: (1) "The Kindergarten Illuminating Math-Exploration Project"; (2) "Geology in the Environment"; (3) "Simple Machines"; (4) "Super Science"; (5) "Math a la Cart"; (6) "Power Town"; (7) "GEMS--Girls Excited about Math and Science"; (8) "Junior Electricians"; (9) "An Alarming Electricity Project"; (10) "Starry, Starry Night"; (11) "Electricity--At What Cost?"; (12) "Energy Fair"; (13) "Circuit City"; (14) "Sources of Electricity"; and (15) "Building a Kite". (SAH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Education, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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