ERIC Number: ED461560
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Car Trouble. 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 on the hidden environmental costs of driving automobiles through examining the history of the automobile and looking to the future for alternatives. The lesson is divided into six parts and may be completed in four or more class periods. Student handouts include: (1) "Car Talk"; (2) "Test Yourself: How Much Do You Know about Motor Vehicle Usage?"; (3) "Answers to 'How Much Do You Know about Motor Vehicle Usage?'"; (4) "How Do Motor Vehicles Contribute to Air Pollution?"; (5A) "The Road We Traveled: Text"; (5B) "The Road We Traveled: Graphic Timeline"; (6) "Taking Action: What Can You Do?"; (7) "What Are the Alternatives?'; and (8) "Taxi 2000: Personal Rapid Transit." Transparency masters are titled: (1)"The Hidden Costs of Driving"; (2) "Emission: A Triple Threat"; (3) "Number of Vehicles in the World"; and (4) "Motor Vehicles in World Regions." (EH)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Development, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science and Society, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Teaching Guides, Transportation
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.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Resources Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; North America; South America