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Hannan, Mary, Ed.; Kicenko, Jan, Ed. – 2002
This do-it-yourself booklet is designed to help those who want to facilitate a Learning Circle but who cannot attend a training workshop. The booklet explains what a learning circle is; the principles of a learning circle; the difference among learning circles, discussion groups, and structured classes; why the learning circle methodology should…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Cooperative Learning
Houston, David R. – 1979
This guide is intended to provide stimuli for discussion and review of ecological principles and their relevance to daily human existence. The illustrations, purposefully detailed and complex, are intended to provide a basis for in-depth discussion. The bulletin is intended to supplement classroom materials and also to serve non-classroom…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Conservation Education, Earth Science
Gorham, Jonathan W. – 1979
This text is designed to provide teachers, students, and the general public with an overview of key solar energy concepts. Various energy terms are defined and explained. Basic thermodynamic laws are discussed. Alternative energy production is described in the context of the present energy situation. Described are the principal contemporary solar…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Heating
Gorham, Jonathan W. – 1979
This volume of teacher notes describes teaching methods to support the material presented in the background text and to elaborate on basic solar concepts. Included are objectives and quizzes, teacher notes and bibliographies, and selected student projects. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Heating
Gale, Steven H. – 1995
Traditionally, an important function of folktales in West Africa has been to educate, as the older generation imparts knowledge to younger members of the family, tribe, societal unit, or ethnic group both informally in everyday life and more formally within the context of the bush schools. This anthology of West African folk literature offers more…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Anthologies, Area Studies
Tennant, Edward A., Ed.; Bitar, Joseph N., Ed. – 1981
A collection of 49 Eskimo narrations forming part of the authentic oral traditions formerly passed on by village elders to succeeding generations are presented in a bilingual format of Yupik and English. These stories and teachings are by and about the Central Yupik people of southwestern Alaska, the largest cultural group native to the state. For…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Literature
Energy Information Associates, Inc., Littleton, CO. – 1980
This workbook is intended to teach the homeowner some actions to be taken in the home to conserve energy and reduce energy-related costs. The workbook is arranged around five steps: (1) read utility meters, (2) study utility bills, (3) "tune-up" home energy systems, (4) make informed decisions about energy conservation products, and (5)…
Descriptors: Building Design, Decision Making, Energy, Energy Conservation
Naval Education and Training Command, Washington, DC. – 1978
Designed for individual study and nonformal classroom instruction, this Navy training manual provides subject matter that relates to the occupational standards of the construction mechanic rating. Each chapter includes line drawings, diagrams, and photos illustrating the subject matter. Subjects covered include the following: preparation for…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Auto Mechanics, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Evaluation
DeLuca, V. William; And Others – 1979
This guide was prepared to support a program of training for community specialists in contemporary and practical techniques of home energy conservation. It is designed to assist professionals in efficient operation of energy conservation programs and to provide ideas for expanding education operations. Eight major sections are presented: (1)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Building Design, Community Education, Energy
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Federal Energy Administration, Washington, DC. – 1977
This workbook is intended as a guide for the homeowner in taking steps to reduce home energy costs. It allows the homeowner to identify procedures applicable to his/her home and then implement those procedures most cost-effective for the particular situation. It provides methods for estimating savings in home heating and cooling costs by taking…
Descriptors: Construction Materials, Energy, Energy Conservation, Facility Improvement