Energy Sources and Sustainability SCN 04 - Level 3

Level 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.

Oil from coffee grounds – not technically an oil but a simple method for extracting an oil-like mixture of terpenoids from coffee grounds that can be used as a fuel.