How do we produce energy? (Part 1)

In this lesson we will be learning about how power was historically generated and the rise in the use of electricity throughout the industrial revolution that led to huge advancements in humans' capacity to power our world. We will learn about non-renewable and renewable energy and consider the pros and cons of fossil fuels.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Sustainability is...

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Q2.Which of these statements relates closely to the term 'economy' ?

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Q3.Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of people in the present and considers the needs of people in the future.

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Q4.Which type of fuel is more sustainable for cars?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Sustainability is...

1/4

Q2.Which of these statements relates closely to the term 'economy' ?

2/4

Q3.Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of people in the present and considers the needs of people in the future.

3/4

Q4.Which type of fuel is more sustainable for cars?

4/4

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How do we produce energy (1)? - quiz

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Q1.Name two objects powered by the wind in the past.

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Q2.Steam was not very important to changes in technology and industry in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

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Q3.Which of these types of energy are renewable? (Tick five to get all five points!)

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Q4.Tick three disadvantages of fossil fuels.

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Q5.What are fossil fuels?

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Q6.What is non-renewable energy?

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Q7.What is renewable energy?

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How do we produce energy (1)? - quiz

Well done for all your hard work this lesson. Celebrate your learning with this quick quiz.

Q1.Name two objects powered by the wind in the past.

Select two (2) boxes

1/7

Q2.Steam was not very important to changes in technology and industry in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

2/7

Q3.Which of these types of energy are renewable? (Tick five to get all five points!)

Select five (5) boxes

3/7

Q4.Tick three disadvantages of fossil fuels.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q5.What are fossil fuels?

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Q6.What is non-renewable energy?

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Q7.What is renewable energy?

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Lesson summary: How do we produce energy? (Part 1)

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