Graduate Project Title

What Energy? Whose Energy?

Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 1984

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Donna Jo Vandagrifft

Second Committee Member

William Lacey

Third Committee Member

Donald G. Dietrich


With limited energy resources a global concern, American education has a responsibilitiy to present to the young people of America energy information which is as unbiased as possible. The curriculum developed in this project has been designed to engage eighth graders of the Kennewick school system in a variety of activities which, in addition to building on prior knowledge of energy, attempt to motivate students toward responsible attitudes and values in using energy resources.