Energy and the environment
Using energy normally has an effect on the environment around us - and this can be a really big effect. Use these activities to find out more.
Energy at home
Let's see why we need to produce this energy by looking for items in the home that need energy to work.
Start Energy at home activity
Getting electricity to your home can be a tricky business! Find out how power lines are installed and see how this affects the surrounding area.
Start Substations activity
Find out how a wind farm and coal-fired power station work. See how these both affect the environment in different ways.
Start Power! activity
Our new school
In Energy Town there's going to be a new school: you've got £4m to spend on building materials to make sure that the school is as energy-efficient as possible.
Start Our new school activity
On the trail of the energy wasters
Energy Town needs a special kind of detective to track down the energy wasters. Are you up to the job? Gather as much evidence as you can and you could be promoted to Commander!
Start On the trail of the energy wasters activity
The town is going renewable
The mayor in Energy Town wants all of its electricity to be supplied by renewable sources. She thinks that building a wind farm will be a good idea and wants to find out more about this and other renewable sources. Click on one of the activities below and help the town go renewable. It's best to start with How will it work? and work your way through the activities in order, but you can start with any activity.
How much energy do we need?
Take control of Energy Town's power supplies for one day. Let's see how you handle the different scenarios whilst trying to keep the town happy!
Start How much energy do we need? activity
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