Chief Scientist: We need to transform our world into a sustainable ‘electric planet’

“Make no mistake, this will be the biggest engineering challenge ever undertaken.”

This article is suited to students in years 7-10 studying Chemical, Earth and Space or Physical Sciences. It links the importance of school curriculum knowledge with current and future methods of energy generation..

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Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

Topics:

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/ Non-Renewable Resources

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Change of matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy