Introduction: This Powerpoint is a great teaching tool to get students thinking about energy. They will learn some key ideas around the concept of energy and discover energy conservation tips. The Powerpoint can be used straight from the Cool Australia website or downloaded by clicking on the Powerpoint and using the SlideShare website.
Key topics: Energy, electricity, kinetic energy, potential energy, renewable, non-renewable, conservation, energy saving tips.
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
Year 7 Science:
- Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable (ACSSU116)
Year 8 Science:
- Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and causes change within systems (ACSSU155)
- Scientific knowledge changes as new evidence becomes available, and some scientific discoveries have significantly changed people’s understanding of the world (ACSHE134)
Syllabus Outcomes: SC4-15LW, SC4-12ES, SC4-10PW.