A community of educators empowering students to take climate action

Energy Sparks - where our electricity and gas comes from

This Energy Sparks resource gives an overview of how electricity is produced, including fossil fuels and renewables, where our gas comes from and how our energy use affects the environment.

This lesson will provide pupils with an overview of how electricity is produced, including fossil fuels and renewables, where our gas comes from and how our energy use affects the environment.

Three activities, including videos, infographics and worksheets, will provide a solid basis for whole classes or smaller groups for further energy research and projects.

Energy Sparks logo
Teacher Rating
Overall Rating
4-16 years old
Subjects
Key Subjects
Science
Geography
Additional Subjects
Maths
English
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Practical Action
Impact  
Tags:
energy
Teacher Quotes

See what other teachers have said about this resource

''Better for younger pupils - perhaps best for upper KS! and for older pupils with special needs.''

- Sandra McLeod, Educator

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For more information on the full set of SDGs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystem, reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss.

Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

Provide the access to clean and affordable electricity for all people.

Contact

If you would like to know more about Transform Our World programmes or resources, or to express your interest in applying to be a Young Activator (for young people age 14-17), please get in touch by completing the form below.

Please detail your enquiry here

Thank you for submitting your enquiry! We'll be back in touch with you as soon as possible.

Transform Our World

is brought to you by