A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
Techniques to promote understanding of the choices that have to be made about energy use.
A fresh look at how the recognised types of energy are classified.
An annual hands-on practical engineering day develops team skills and gives students a real taste of career possibilities.
Is the revival of one of the oldest methods of harnessing energy viable or desirable?
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
What is the current state of probably the most controversial and most expensive power source to set up?
A look at how everyday experience can help us to understand thermodynamics.
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
The use of fossil fuels to supply our energy is causing our climate to change.
A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber