Renewable energy sources
Resources for a lesson on renewable energy sources and tidal power, including links to engineering careers.
Links and Resources
You can introduce the lesson with this quick video - Turbine Interface Engineer, Francisca Wiggins, is working for a tidal energy company, designing tidal turbines to generate electricity. She explains why the renewable energy sector offers fantastic opportunities for mechanical engineers, and how the valuable experiences on offer are transferable to a range of engineering sectors.
Depending on how much of this topic you have covered, this makes a challenging and useful plenary to assess student's understanding.