Tag: Renewable Energy

Dundee Science Centre – Solar Power
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Dundee Science Centre – Solar Power

Heat energy is transferred from our Sun to the land and sea in the form of solar radiation, which can be collected using solar panels. These can convert heat energy into electrical energy and supply electricity to our homes and the electrical grids. Dundee Science Centre has recently mounted 116 solar panels to our south…

Sustainable Schools: an IDL STEM design challenge
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Sustainable Schools: an IDL STEM design challenge

This interdisciplinary approach using STEM/ STE(A)M subjects involves the learners being ‘hooked’ by a plea from the head of their Council to design a new school sustainably. Ideas of fair trading and fair testing are explored in the resource. It comprises five sessions: auditing your school’s current sustainable features, learning about fair trading using: a…

Water Power: Make a Water Turbine – Dundee Science Centre
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Water Power: Make a Water Turbine – Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre – Water Power: The power of H2O! Hydropower is energy from the movement of water and is a renewable source of energy. Being able to harness this energy is a very ancient skill. Converting the energy from flowing water into electricity is a renewable source because the water cycle is constantly renewed…

Harvesting Wind Energy
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Harvesting Wind Energy

Renewable energy, or ‘clean’ energy, is energy that comes from natural sources, these resources gets naturally replenished or are available with no time limits such as sunlight, rain, waves, and wind. Wind energy is power that is generated by the wind, it doesn’t pollute the air and has fewer impacts to our environment than other…

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Harvesting Wind Energy

Renewable energy, or ‘clean’ energy, is energy that comes from natural sources, these resources gets naturally replenished or are available with no time limits such as sunlight, rain, waves, and wind. Wind energy is power that is generated by the wind, it doesn’t pollute the air and has fewer impacts to our environment than other…