Coal Fired Energy Plant Interactive

Australian Curriculum Content Statements


In this interactive diagram, students learn how a power station works. Students build the coal fired energy plant by dragging images into the correct position and in the correct order, then select captions to match. Educational value statement
  • Shows the main components and processes in a coal-fired power station
  • Includes explanations of the functions of each component
  • Provides some basic feedback to students.
Key learning objectives
  • Students explain how energy from coal can be used to generate electricity
  • Students recognise that energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and causes change within systems.
Strands Science Understanding: Physical sciences.