ERIC Number: ED452022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Blueprint for Success: A Guide for Organizing Energy Units in Your Classroom and Community and Participating in the Youth Awards Program for Energy Achievement. Grades K-12.
National Energy Education Development Project, Reston, VA.
A unit on energy is a perfect opportunity to use an interdisciplinary approach with a range of grade levels. This blueprint describes the needs of one such program and covers developmental strategies step by step. Each activity is categorized according to grade level. Topics include: (1) "Getting Organized," which discusses selecting activities and organizing students into groups; (2) "The Science of Energy," which studies energy, its forms, and the transformation of energy; (3) "Sources of Energy," which studies energy sources; (4) "Electricity," which provides information on electricity and electricity generation; (5) "Energy Efficiency and Conservation," which studies how energy is used and energy conservation; (6) "Synthesis, Reinforcement, Extension," which features hands-on activities to reinforce the knowledge students have learned; and (7) "Evaluation and Recognition," in which evaluation strategies are provided. (YDS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Electricity, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Science Projects, Success
The NEED Project, P.O. Box 2518, Reston, VA 20195. Tel: 800-875-5029 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Energy Education Development Project, Reston, VA.
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