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Text Energy: renewable and non-renewable resources

TLF ID M008850

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of using renewable and non-renewable energy resources. This PowerPoint presentation, with accompanying teacher notes, outlines the characteristics of a range of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy. It describes the positives and negatives of using renewable energy sources such as solar energy and non-renewable energy sources such as coal.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Reviews a variety of low-emission technologies from the point of view of the minerals and energy sector.
  • Provides information in point form about each resource.
  • Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of each resource.
  • Includes detailed teacher notes containing suggestions and additional information for most slides.
  • Encourages examination of the environmental effects of each resource.
  • Includes information on the Coal 21 initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from coal.
  • Can be downloaded as a PPT file.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Queensland Resources Council
  • Organization: Queensland Resources Council
  • Address: QLD
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Oresome Resources
  • Organization: Oresome Resources
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: Queensland
  • URL: http://www.oresomeresources.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © Queensland Resources Council (QRC) 2011 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, copy, distribute, communicate and adapt this material for non-commercial educational purposes only, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material and any derivative works to the material.