Renewable sources of energy investigation worksheet

Year Level(s)Years 3-6, Years 7-10, Years 11-12
Subject Area(s)General Science, Geography, Earth & Environmental Science, Science, SOSE
Topic(s)Renewable Energy, By Topic, Energy, Environment, Geothermal, Hydro, Solar, Wind
Resource TypeWorksheet

This is a worksheet consisting of a blank data table designed for students to record information resulting from their research into renewable energy resources. It specifies the types of energy resources to be investigated and suggests topics for research focus.

Educational value statement
  • Can be used across many year levels
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Key learning objectives
  • Students summarise data on alternative energy from secondary sources
  • Students describe how energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity.
  • Students explain what is meant by the term ‘renewable’ in relation to the Earth’s resources.

  • Science Understanding: Earth and space sciences; Physical sciences
  • Science Inquiry Skills: Processing and analysing data and information
  • (Geographical knowledge and understanding: Environment).

Australian Curriculum content statements

Science: ACSSU219; ACSSU116; ACSIS130

Worksheet - Renewable energy sources investigation

File TypePDF
Media TypePDF
File Size0.11MB

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