A suite of 3 lessons for Key Stage 3 with accompanying PowerPoint presentation to compare the pros and cons of different types of renewable and non-renewable energy. Meets the following National Curriculum requirements:
consider the nature and origin of fossil fuels and renewable sources of energy and how their use has implications for the environment (KS3 Science Unit 7I - Energy resources)
With cross curricular links to:
KS3 Geography - understand how human and physical processes interact to influence, and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems
Citizenship Education - regarding geopolitical issues around location of fossil fuel
Lessons cover the following themes:
1) What are fossil fuels?
2) What are renewable energy resources?
3) What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different energy resources?
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