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Energy

Energy by Scoilnet

This themepage is mostly concerned with renewable and non-renewable energy forms. But in the Teachers section we also look at some aspects of the science of energy.


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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy - BBC Bitesize

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebi.../energy_resources/energy_rev1.shtml Added: 28 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography on energy, including definitions and examples of renewable and non-renewable energy resources. Includes advantages and disadvantages associated with each type of energy.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography (2018)

Strand: 2. How We Interact With the Physical World

Strand unit: 2. Impact:Rock Exploitation+Energy Resources

Suggestions for use: Clear notes useful for independent learning or class guidnace. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of energy will be useful.

JC
Science

Strand: 2. Earth and Space

Strand unit: 6. Research Different Energy Sources

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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EIA Energy Kids

http://www.eia.gov/kids/ Added: 28 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

American site aimed at informing children about energy. Includes sections exploring what energy is and looks at the different sources of energy. A using and saving energy section looks at options for home and industry. Contains excellent timeline.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Leanúnachas agus athrú le himeacht ama

Strand unit: Fuinneamh agus cumhacht

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • staidéar a dhéanamh ar ghnéithe d’fhorbairtí sóisialta, ealaíne, teicneolaíocha agus eolaíocha thar thréimhsí fada
Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Heat is Energy (PDF)

http://www.scispy.ie/Imgs_content/T...rs%20Notes%20Heat%20is%20Energy.pdf Added: 01 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Outlines how to introduce and develop the concept of heat energy with extension activities and ICT possibilities. More resources are available on www.scispy.ie website.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Eolaíocht

Strand: Fuinneamh agus fórsaí

Asset type: Cáipéis
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Friction (PDF)

http://www.scispy.ie/Imgs_content/Teachers%20Notes%20Friction.pdf Added: 01 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Examines the effect of friction on movement, how it may be used to slow or stop moving objects, and how friction can generate heat.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Eolaíocht

Strand: Fuinneamh agus fórsaí

Asset type: Cáipéis
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Gears (PDF)

http://www.scispy.ie/Imgs_content/Teachers%20Notes%20Gears.pdf Added: 01 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

This lesson plan examines the principals of using gears in everyday life, and in particular transport. Also refers to relevant scientists, external websites and cross curricular integration.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Eolaíocht

Strand: Fuinneamh agus fórsaí

Asset type: Cáipéis
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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Food energy (PDF)

http://www.scispy.ie/Imgs_content/Teachers%20Notes%20Energy.pdf Added: 01 Apr 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Plean Ceachta

Looks at food energy and uses an experiment to show how foods have different energy content.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Eolaíocht

Strand: Fuinneamh agus fórsaí

Asset type: Cáipéis
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
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World Book Web

Energy

All things need energy to stay alive and most of our energy comes from the sun.


Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a source of energy that can be used over and over again.


Solar Energy

Solar Energy is energy from sunlight used to heat and create electricity.  

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