Hydrogen fact sheet

Topic

Coal & Low Emission Technology

Energy

Environment

Type of Resource

Fact Sheet

Year Level

Years 3-6

Years 7-10

Subject

Engineering Technology

Science

SOSE

Sector

Energy & Renewables

Resources for

Students & Teachers

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Introduction

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 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‚Äôs lives.

 

Strands

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