Bring science and geography to life through these animations which teach students aged 7 to 14 about the energy that powers everything from their computer to the bus that transports them to school.
This section includes PowerPoint presentations – ideal for an interactive whiteboard or computer – featuring narrated animations on a host of energy-related topics. Great to use in your science or geography lessons.
Along with each presentation, subscribers can download a worksheet and teacher’s notes with great ideas for classroom and group activities, including suggested vocabulary and grammar lessons.
Inside Energy animations
Show students how energy makes the world go round.
Students learn how oil and gas were formed over two million years ago.
Students watch an animation which demonstrates how we can turn trees into steam!
Students learn how nuclear power is produced by splitting uranium atoms.
Demonstrate to the class how excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere leads to the greenhouse effect.
How can the energy in wind be harnessed to produce electricity?
Show how energy below the earth can be harnessed to produce electricity.
Demonstrate how water can be used to generate electricity.
Teach the class how the energy in waves can be used to generate electricity, and reinforce the present and passive tenses and relative clauses using 'which'.
Show how this renewable source of energy can be used to power homes while cutting our carbon footprint.
Demonstrate how solar panels can harnass the sun's energy to power anything from calculators to cars.
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What is biomass and how is it used to make electricity? Does it add to climate change or is it a clean, green source of energy? Find out in this set of resources.
Students learn how hydrogen could one day be made and stored as a source of electricity.
Show the class how atoms and electrons interact to produce two sources of energy: electricity and water.
A ‘bug battery’ is a battery that creates electricity, fed by decaying food. Teach students how bug batteries work in this animated presentation.
Show your students how a petrol engine really works in this set of resources.