Best of: Renewable Energy

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Renewable energy for year 7 students studying Earth and Space Science. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU116 Year 7: "Some of Earth’s resources … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Clean energy technology is drawing inspiration from nature

Word Count: 1574 By observing how plants, animals and even mud behave, renewable energy innovators are uncovering new ideas. Use this interesting article with students in years 4 – 10 studying any science. It would be particularly suited to those … Continued

Sonja Basson – Electrical & Electronic Engineer

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources; The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 7, 9, 10 Sonja Basson – Electrical & Electronic Engineer Video Length: 2:34m … Continued

Sheena Ong – Renewables Engineer

Sheena works on renewable energy projects. She has also produced a documentary and is passionate about engineering solutions for humanitarian development. In this film, Sheena describes how she helps remote communities access renewable energy. She explains how she combined her … Continued