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Coal Fired Power Station worksheet

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Engineering Technology Geography Science SOSE General Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Coal & Low Emission Technology Energy Non-Renewable Energy

This is a worksheet containing images and descriptions of the stages in a coal-fired power station. Students cut out the images and descriptions to arrange them in the correct sequence.

Educational value statement

  • Allows students to demonstrate the sequence of stages and energy conversions in a power station.
  • Can be used in conjunction with Oresome Resources’ ‘Coal Fired Energy Plant Interactive’
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF or MS Word file.

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
  • Students explain the stages and energy conversions that occur in a coal-fired power station.


  • Science Understanding: Physical sciences
  • Sciuence as a Human Endeavour: Nature and development of science

Australian Curriculum content statements 

Science: ACSSU155 (8); ACSSU046 (3)


Coal Fired Power Station Worksheet - word version

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