A solar chimney that saves lives and energy

This solar chimney can slash energy costs and now research reveals it could also help save lives in a building fire.

Investigate this technological development with students in years 6,7, 8, and 10 studying Physical, Earth and Space, or Chemical Sciences. It is particularly useful for those studying heat energy and applications of science understanding in the fight against climate change.

 

Word Count / Video Length: 600 / 1:27 mins

A solar chimney that saves lives and energy – Australia’s Science Channel

A solar chimney that saves lives and energy – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 6, 7, 8, 10

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Topics:

Chemical Sciences – 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