Do you want fun and engaging ways to get young people interested in learning about energy? Here you will find a ton of resources to get you started.
If you’re a teacher there’s curriculum based activities and resources across all levels. We’ve worked with teachers to create these so they’ll slot into your lesson plans.
It’s not just for teachers either! For parents looking for fun, educational stuff to do with your kids there are many activities here that can be done at home.
Introducing Hydro Power
Introducing Wind Energy and Turbines
Introducing electrical energy
Keeping our classroom warm
How do Tuatara use Energy From the Sun
Solar Data - What can it Show Us?
Harnessing the power of wind
Measuring wind power
Hydro Turbine Challenge
Make a Sun Inclinometer
Design an Energy Efficient House
Renewable vs Non-renewable Energy Sources
Human Energy Generator
Make a Paper Circuit House
Maker Project - Make a Solar Oven
Discovering Solar PV Technology and its Uses.
What's My Carbon Footprint?
Renewable Electricity from Solar PV Cells
Going solar at the local school - NCEA Level 1 Geography
How much electricity do I use - NCEA Level 2 Geography
All Our Energy Comes from the Sun - Levels 1-2
Solar Energy for Life - Levels 3-4
Solar Energy for all your Energy Needs - Level 5
The Science of Solar Energy - Levels 6-8
School-gen Teachers Collective
Have a great idea for an activity or school resource that will engage students in STEM?
Or maybe you are a teacher who develops curriculum resources?
The School-gen team are always looking for new content and we can work with you to develop your ideas. If you’re interested, get in touch via [email protected] and we can discuss how we can work together to grow young New Zealander’s interest in science, technology, engineering and maths.