Science Programme for students aged 11 to 16 years

These resources include colour information cards about eight renewable energy sources:

Renewable energy sources

  • Bio-energy
  • Geothermal energy
  • Hydroelectric energy
  • Hydrogen fuel cells
  • Solar energy
  • Tidal energy
  • Wave energy
  • Wind energy

Activity cards and teachers' notes

The activity cards and teachers’ notes will help you to:

  • Understand how each technology works
  • Understand why renewable energy is so important for the UK
  • Deliver practical activities exploring how different renewable energy technologies work, how they can be used and the role of renewable energy at home and at school.

Please click on each of the links below to download the PDFs.

When printing these materials, please note that they are all designed to be printed at A4, with the exception of the posters. These should be printed as large as your printer allows.