ERIC Number: ED461553
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Energy, Atmosphere, and Climate. Teacher's Guide to World Resources. Comprehensive Coursework on the Global Environment.
Snyder, Sarah A.
This teacher's guide presents teaching suggestions and presentation materials about how daily human activities, such as energy use, add pollutants to the atmosphere. The lesson is divided into seven parts and can be taught in two or more class periods. Student handouts include: (1) "Total Energy Use by Fuel Type, 1991"; (2) "Facts about Air Pollution"; (3) "Facts about Global Warming and Ozone Depletion"; and (4) "Reducing Carbon Emissions." Transparency masters are titled: (1) "Trends in Global Energy Consumption"; (2) "How the Greenhouse Effect Works"; (3) "Contributions to Global Warming"; (4) "Global Fossil Fuel Consumption, 1950-90"; (5) "Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations, 1860-1990"; (6) "The Greenhouse Index: 10 Countries with the Highest Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1991"; (7)"Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, 1979-1991"; (8) "Number of Vehicles in the World"; and (9) "Energy Intensities in Developed Countries." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Climate, Conservation (Environment), Developed Nations, Development, Ecology, Energy, Energy Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Cooperation, Natural Resources, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Teaching Guides
World Resources Institute, 1709 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Tel: 202-638-6300.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Resources Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Mexico; South America