The world of energy is one of the most fascinating themes on the curriculum. The laws that govern it, the places we get it from, the ways we supply it to people’s homes… it’s a rich seam of topics that will always provoke a discussion.
So what’s the best way to introduce it to your class, and keep them interested as things get more complex? Above all, how do you make sure your pupils stay safe with electricity?
The resources in this section will help you compile lesson plans that keep your 7 to 16 year olds safe and eager to learn more. Click on the links for age-specific lesson plans and a range of activities that are sure to stimulate young minds. For teachers of older pupils, there’s also a brief guide to providing advice on careers within the energy sector.