These resources provide up to date information and class activities on the topic of tidal power. Based on cutting edge research and the development of the Severn Tidal Barrage, students gain a valuable insight into the work of engineers in the design of the barrage and the environmental and ethical factors which need to be considered, whilst learning about the application of concepts such as energy transfer and power.
The resources can be used together or individually.
Curriculum links include energy sources, power, efficiency, turbines, electricity generation, environmental impact of tidal power, energy transfer.
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Design and technology, Design for society and the environment, Science, Physics, Working scientifically|
|Published||2010 to date|