This resource guide was produced in British Columbia, Canada by the Sustainable Technology Education Project, Phase 1, a partnership between:
• The Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA)
• The GAIA Project, a partnership between the Sierra Club of BC and the Salvadorian Centre for Appropriate Technology (CESTA)
• John Eckfeldt, Technology Education teacher
Additional information about this project can be found on the VIDEA website at: www.videa.ca/step1
Produced with the support of the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
STEP-1 gratefully acknowledges funding assistance from The British Columbia Teachers' Federation:
• Global Education Fund
• Ed May Social Responsibility Education Fund
• Provincial Initiatives Grant Fund
• Local Social Justice Grant Fund
Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data
National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data
Eckfeldt, John, 1959 -
Appropriate technology for a sustainable future / researcher and writer, John Eckfeldt; editor, Susan Clarke.
(Sustainable technology education project 1)
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Solar energy--Study and teaching (Secondary). 2. Solar ovens--Design and construction. 3. Appropriate technology--Study and teaching (Secondary). I. Clarke, Susan Elizabeth, 1949 - II. Victoria International Development Education Association. III. Title IV. Series
TJ810.9.E24 2003 621.47 C2003-911257-8
"This product/publication includes images from CorelDRAW® 9 that are protected by the copyright laws of the U.S., Canada and elsewhere. Used under license."
Editor: Susan Clarke
Cover illustration: 'In Toon' Productions, adapted from "The Renewable Energy Machine" by Gordon Seward
Corel Clipart images from CorelDRAW
Layout: Reboot Consulting
With special thanks to Susan Staniforth (for materials adapted from "The Technology Trap" series), the STEP-1 Educational Advisory Committee, the editing team, Lynn Thornton, Sandra Thompson, VIDEA and Gaia Project staff and Solar Cookers International.
STEP-1 welcomes reproduction of the student sections of this resource for educational purposes. Please contact VIDEA for all other uses. Additional copies of this resource guide, as well as other educational materials, are available from VIDEA.
To order copies of this booklet or other publications, please contact:
1200 Deeks Place,
Victoria, BC, Canada V8P 5S7
tel: (250) 385-2333 fax: (250) 388-5258
The views expressed in this booklet are those of the writer and VIDEA and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funders.