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Renewable & Non-Renewable Energy Sources

Renewable & Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Physical Sciences
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Students will examine sources of energy and decide whether an energy source is sustainable. They will examine fossil fuel energy, nuclear energy, solar thermal energy, solar panels, wind energy, water energy, geothermal energy, biomass energy and wave and tide energy.


Curriculum Codes

AC9S6U03 9

Investigate the transfer and transformation of energy in electrical circuits, including the role of circuit components, insulators and conductors

ACSSU097 8.4

Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and can be generated from a range of sources


Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity; electric circuits enable this energy to be transferred to another place and then to be transformed into another form of energy

ST3-1WS-S old

Plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions

ST3-2DP-T old

Plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST3-8PW-ST old

Explains how energy is transformed from one form to another

ST3-9PW-ST old

Investigates the effects of increasing or decreasing the strength of a specific contact or non-contact force