Burning Water 1

This activity investigates the potential of hydrogen fuel cells as a means of energy generation and storage. Students make hydrogen gas by electrolysis, supported by practical instruction sheet. Combined with the Burning Fuels 2 resource, students can explore the challenges facing people in their search for alternative to burning fossil fuels.

This resource is part of the Power House scheme of work, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), in which students investigate the topical issue of the cost and efficient use of energy. It is supported by the video Power House.

Curriculum links include: fuel, energy sources, hydrogen fuel cells, electrolyser, renewable sources, chemical reactions.

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