Activity Introduction

Quick summary: Students bring together what they believe needs to be done to provide future energy solutions.

Learning goals for this activity include:

  • Formulate interconnected solutions at many levels of society.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a creative manner to complete activity.
  • Communicate effectively in an oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and compile information on issues, and to communicate lessons from research through art or literacy activities (extension).

Australian Curriculum Mapping

Content descriptions:

Year 9 Science

  • Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent with evidence (ACSIS170)

Year 10 Science

  • Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent with evidence (ACSIS204)

Syllabus Outcomes: SC5-7WS

Topic: Energy

Year levels: 9 and 10

Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor

Time required: 15 mins

Learning areas addressed: Geography, Science, English.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Lead students in class discussion.

Resources required: Writing materials or computer and internet access to online student worksheet.

Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.

Worksheets

Teacher Worksheet

Introduction

Students start to identify how all Australians need to help solve our future energy needs.

The energy solutions can include:

  • Ways of using less energy
  • Replacing fossil fuel energy sources with renewable sources
  • Using more energy efficient appliances and machines

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Student Worksheet

Start to identify how all Australians can help solve our future energy needs.

Your energy solutions can include:

  • Ways of using less energy
  • Replacing fossil fuel energy sources with renewable sources
  • Using more energy efficient appliances and machines

 

 Three things you can do to solve energy issues
Individual student

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Family

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School

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Energy companies

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Car companies

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 Three things you can do to solve energy issues
Media, TV,
Newspapers etc

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Local government

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3.

United nations

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