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ENERGY

 

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Net Zero Superheroes Competition

Net Zero Superheroes Competition
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Learn how to enter a competition to save the planet by reducing carbon and be in with the chance to win amazing prizes for you and your school!

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Vegetable Orchestra

Vegetable Orchestra
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Explore the science of sound while making music using vegetables!

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What do you know about electricity?

What do you know about electricity?
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Will the circuit light? Test your knowledge with this acitivity!

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Musical Glasses

Musical Glasses
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Meet the AECOM Acoustics Team and find out how to make music with everyday items!

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Underwater Sound

Underwater Sound
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Take part in this easy experiment from AECOM to find out how sound travels differently in water than to in the air!

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Farmvention Renewable Energy Competition

Farmvention Renewable Energy Competition
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Create an invention to help British farmers become Climate Super Heroes and enter the Farmvention competition!

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How does nuclear power work?

How does nuclear power work?
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Watch the animation from Horizon Nuclear Power to find out how this type of energy works to power our world.

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Investigating Wind Power

Investigating Wind Power
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A video from EDF Energy’s The Pod, follow along as Busta and Pong investigate wind power.

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Band Rollers

Band Rollers
Primary

Think about energy as you design a more energy efficient toy that doesn’t need batteries!

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Colourful Energy!

Colourful Energy!
Primary

Through a simple investigation, learn about how energy is transferred and how colour can affect the heat energy in an object.

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How to Save Energy

How to Save Energy
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Find out the many different ways that we can save energy and help our planet with this amazing mind map video from the25sda!

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The Story of Energy

The Story of Energy
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A video from the SEAI, learn about how we use energy – from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

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The Domino Challenge!

The Domino Challenge!
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Learn about the transfer, or movement, of energy with the simple tap of a domino!

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Paddle Power!

Paddle Power!
Primary

Store energy in a simple elastic band that can make your model boat move for metres!

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Whirling Water

Whirling Water
Primary

Recreate how water is used to make electricity at power stations using what you have at home!

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Bouncing Beans

Bouncing Beans
Primary

Use the force of gravity to make a mysterious, magic bean that moves on its own!

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Balancing Act

Balancing Act
Primary

Learn about gravitational energy and finding the centre of gravity with a quick and easy investigation!

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Grinding Gears

Grinding Gears
Primary

Cause kinetic energy to move objects, and learn about the transfer of energy by making your own gear system.

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Secondary

Net Zero Superheroes Competition

Net Zero Superheroes Competition
PrimarySecondary

Learn how to enter a competition to save the planet by reducing carbon and be in with the chance to win amazing prizes for you and your school!

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Renewable Energy Debate

Renewable Energy Debate
Secondary

An activity from the IET, choose your position and debate on a proposed wind farm in your local area.

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Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions
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Earn a CREST Discovery Award by coming up with a solution to increase sustainablility in your local area.

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Solar Power, Hydropower, Distillation Power!

Solar Power, Hydropower, Distillation Power!
Secondary

Learn how solar energy can be used to energise other processes...how can this help the world?

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Can 100% renewable energy power the world?

Can 100% renewable energy power the world?
Secondary

A video from TedEd, learn about how the world could develop ways to get all our energy from renewable sources, but discover the developments needed to get there!

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Energy for Cleaner Air?

Energy for Cleaner Air?
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This investigation will help you realise why energy is spent on cleaning the air we breathe – why do we need to ventilate?

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Winding Wind

Winding Wind
Secondary

Use wind energy to spin a windmill that has the energy to lift a weight.

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Balloon Behaviour

Balloon Behaviour
Secondary

Learn about static electricity and its potential energy by playing some fun and simple balloon tricks!

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Temperature Trick

Temperature Trick
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Discover the effects of thermal energy and the movement caused by this energy.

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Solar Power Tower

Solar Power Tower
Secondary

Learn about solar energy by creating a tower that will move a pinwheel and create a moving tower in the sun!

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The Power of Water

The Power of Water
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Learn about hydropower and how this can be used to transfer energy, and in this case lift an object!

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Solar Snacks

Solar Snacks
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Cook using a solar oven, helping you learn about solar energy and how to reduce your energy expenditure to become more energy efficient!

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Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Offshore Wind Farm Construction
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A film contributed by STEM Ambassador Rupert, watch how London Array built their offshore wind farms to produce renewable energy.

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Types of Energy

Types of Energy
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Learn from George, an Electrical Engineer, about the different types of energy we use everyday to power our world!

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The Science of Materials and Energy

The Science of Materials and Energy
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Learn from STEM Ambassador Rallou, as she discusses the work that Ceres Power does, including solid oxide fuel cells, and how her work directly effects the environment by creating sustainable energy solutions.

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