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Resources for Learning - Years 4-7

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bullet ENERGEX Switched On - about our local electric power supply
bullet EneryEd by Ergon Energy -  learn how electricity is made, take a tour of a power station, learn about renewable energy.
bullet Power Kids - from Canada, with ideas about renewable energy and possible future sources of electric power
bullet Energy Resources - check the advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of energy resources
bullet Geography4Kids: Energy
bullet Physics4Kids : Energy
bullet A nuclear Australia?  ActNow gives a simple explanation of nuclear power production
bullet Nuclear Energy - Questions & Answers from the ABC Science show
bullet Renewable Alternative Energy - Long list of sites on all types of renewable alternate energy resources
bullet NREL: Learning About Renewable Energy Home Page





Alternate Energy Webquest


Wind with Miller - from Denmark. Choose the English language version

bullet Ollie Saves the Planet - Join Ollie to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rethink for a sustainable environment .
bullet Energy Quest - Science Projects  -   Learn about energy as you build a solar-powered hot-dog cooker,  make a battery from a lemon or try one of the many other projects.



Resources for Teaching

bullet Sustainable Energy - Teaching and Learning Model - Level 3 and 4 - Outcomes, lesson plans, curriculum links and web resources from the Queensland Government.
bullet Renewable Energy Lesson Plans Texas State Energgy Conservation Office. Each lesson plan  uses information from a fact sheet as a starting point for building knowledge.
bullet Hotlist: Energy


 The Origin of the Wind - Teachers resources on wind power

Updated March 2007