We use electricity every day at home, school and work. But have you ever thought about where electricity comes from and how it is made? There are different sources of electricity - some are damaging to our environment whilst others are more sustainable.
You will need:
Print off a copy of each of the Energy Factsheets from the website, or view on your computer or tablet:
- Coal Factsheet
- Solar Factsheet
- Wind Power Factsheet
- Hydropower Factsheet
- Geothermal Factsheet
- Uranium Factsheet
Step 1. Read the Coal Factsheet. As you do, use a piece of paper to create a mind map to summarise the main points of the Factsheet. For example;
Step 2. Read each of the other Factsheets, creating a mind map that summarises what you have learnt about each of the energy sources as you go.
Step 3. Discuss with someone in your house, with a friend or relative over the phone, or have a think yourself and record your answers to the followi...
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