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KS3 Science & Maths - Breaking News!: Renewable Energy

Information to help you create a science and maths news flash, mini-documentary or advert (year 8) - compiled by your Librarians.

Renewable Energy

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Stimulus Questions

§  How important is BP to providing the world’s electricity?

o   What is the impact of the current pipe hole in the Gulf of Mexico?

§  How would the recent volcanic ash from Iceland affect our life if it never stopped?

§  Which is best, wind; solar; hydrogen or wave power and why?

§  Will, and if so, when will everything I own be made from recycled products?

 Advertise the benefits of different energy savings initiatives in the home.

Find more information...

Have a go at finding some more information using the search engines in the boxes below.  Sweet Search and ipl2 both look for useful information for students on the internet. 

Here are some ideas of keywords to search for:

National Geographic - Energy conservation

Great Energy Challenge

Renewable energy and alternate energy sources

Books in the Senior Library

Saving energy

20 things you can do to conserve energy

Sweet Search - a search engine for students

Try to find out more using Sweet Search, a search engine designed to help students find reliable information.