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Year 7 Energy Scheme

 

 

 

Activities

Resources / Notes

1

Use guardian site (http://www.learn.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=Unit&WCU=3069) and Brain Pop (http://www.brainpop.com/science/energyandheat/energysources/index.weml)  to identify the main sources of energy

 

2

Circus of energy change investigations

SS2 Res. Pack pp.87/8

3

Draw diagrams of energy transfer and work out energy ‘loss’ and efficiency

Deduce conservation of energy (see Guardian site http://www.learn.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=Unit&WCU=3073

Spot Sc. 7 pp.

 

4

Plan and carry out an investigation into the most efficient of three liquid fuels

 

5

Investigate which Bunsen flame is the hottest

 

6

Observe the products of hydrocarbon combustion

 

7

Where does all energy come from? Internet research (http://www.learn.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=Unit&WCU=3071)

 

8

Generating electricity – internet research (http://www.learn.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=Unit&WCU=3072)

 

9

Research renewable energy resources and present as a poster

 

10

Design and make a turbine or windmill to light a bulb

 

11

Interpret data (pie chart) on energy conservation

Spot Sc. P.43

12

Using data to work out which fuel is the most efficient

SS2 Res. Pack p.97

 

13

Research and make a display into the energy efficiency of foods

Collect labels from food packets

14

Burn food to find which is the most energy efficient

 

15

Problems

Spot. Sc. 7 p.44

16

On line test (See Guardian site)