04 Energy Sources and Sustainability

EnergySourcesLevel 3

SCN 3-04a

I can use my knowledge of the different ways in which heat is transferred between hot and cold objects and the thermal conductivity of materials to improve energy efficiency in buildings or other systems.

SCN 3-04b

By investigating renewable energy sources and taking part in practical activities to harness them, I can discuss their benefits and potential problems.

Biodiesel (workshop) - A range of experiments based around the production and testing of Biodiesel from vegetable oil.

Level 4

SCN 4-04a

By contributing to an investigation on different ways of meeting society's energy needs, I can express an informed view on the risks and benefits of different energy sources, including those produced from plants.

Biodiesel (workshop) - A range of experiments based around the production and testing of Biodiesel from vegetable oil.

SCN 4-04b

Through investigation, I can explain the formation and use of fossil fuels and contribute to discussions on the responsible use and conservation of finite resources.

When a Fossil Fuel is Burned (Demo) - Collection of water and carbon dioxide when a Bunsen burns

 

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