Generating electricity ‘out of thin air’

Researchers unveil a new device powered by a microbe.

An exciting development in technology, making connections between Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This resource is suitable for Physics years 6 and 10 and Senior Secondary National Curriculum for Biological Sciences.

Word Count: 381

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Generating electricity ‘out of thin air’

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Years: 6, 7, 10, 11, 12


Biological Sciences – Cells, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/ Non-renewable resources

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy