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Hydrogen fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Engineering Technology Science SOSE General Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Coal & Low Emission Technology Energy Environment Renewable Energy Non-Renewable Energy
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 1st Feb 2010

Find out how hydrogen gas is produced and used. This is a fact sheet providing information on hydrogen production from fossil fuels and renewable energy sources. The uses of hydrogen are briefly discussed and information is provided about hydrogen fuel cells.

Educational value statement

  • Compares the feasibility of different methods of hydrogen production
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF or MSWord file.


Key learning objectives

  • Students describe how hydrogen gas is produced industrially.
  • Students describe how hydrogen can be used to generate electricity
  • Students explain how fuel cells can be used to solved problems that directly affect people’s lives.



  • Science Understanding: Chemical sciences; Physical sciences
  • Science as a Human Endeavour: Use and influence of science.

Australian Curriculum content statements
Science: ACSHE100 (6); ACSSU225 (8); ACSHE083 (5); ACSHE228 (9)

Hydrogen fact sheet - word version

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