Fun, hands-on activities and investigations to explore energy.
Renewable energy explores the energy sources which have the potential to supply inexhaustible power without generating large amounts of pollution and waste which would allow us to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
comprehensive and contemporary informational text summarising the main types of sustainable energies being developed and used today - solar energy, wind energy, tidal energy, geothermal energy, hydropower, wave energy and biomass energy
fun, hands-on activities and investigations to explore each energy source
activities to discover the advantages and disadvantages of each energy source
covers relevant, contemporary topics such as energy-efficient home design and ?green vehicles?, and introduces the main principles of energy
raises students? awareness of the Earth and the consequences of human activity upon it
motivates students to live sustainability and to appreciate the individual, community and global responsibility for the care of our planet
activities cross major learning areas, with particular emphasis given to Science, Society and environment and English
comprehensive background information for the teacher with easy to understand explanations of scientific concepts
teachers notes, answers, display ideas and suggested additional activities