ERIC Number: ED264113
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
From Rocks to Cement. What We Make. Science and Technology Education in Philippine Society.
Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Science Education Center.
This module deals with the materials used in making concrete hollow blocks. Topics discussed include: (1) igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks; (2) weathering (the process of breaking down rocks) and its effects on rocks; (3) cement; (4) stages in the manufacturing of Portland cement; and (5) the transformation of cement into concrete (outlining, in an appendix, chemical changes in the process). A mastery test (with answers), answers to questions asked in the module, a glossary, and list of references are included. (JN)
Descriptors: Cement Industry, Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Construction Materials, Foreign Countries, Geology, High Schools, Science Education, Secondary School Science
University of the Philippines, Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, Pardo de Tavera St., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines ($1.20).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Educational Development Projects Implementing Task Force (Philippines).
Authoring Institution: Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Science Education Center.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines