Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16KS5: ages 16+DVD

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this DVD asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. Find out what is being done to clean up coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. With the growth of fracking in the US improving energy security in the States, what are the potential benefits and environmental risks associated with it in the UK? And why is nuclear still considered to be an attractive option by some countries, despite the Fukushima disaster?

As well as the 30-minute film, there are extensive teachers’ notes and student activities. The resource links in with many English exam board specifications; for further details, visit the Pumpkin Interactive website.

Below is a clip from the film:

 

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