Energy Sources and Energy Challenges

Energy Sources and Energy Challenges presentationThis activity includes lecture slides, hands-on activities and a problem worksheet to look at how much energy we use for simple daily activities, such as taking a hot shower. What do potatoes and power plants have in common? How many times do you need to lift sacks of potatoes to heat the water for the average 'teenage' shower? Find out the answer to these and other interesting questions in this activity.





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Can Potatoes Power the Planet?

Where does energy come from? How much do we use everyday? And - can potatoes help us power the planet?

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