Kirsty Moodie

Kirsty Moodie

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Part of the rice husk process

Future Sparks is a fun and empowering look at climate and a future with clean energy, aimed at 8 to 13 year olds.

With so much talk about climate change a lot of pollies and scientists are looking for ways of getting power without burning up fossil fuels. One of these alternative energy sources is wind power. It's renewable, and a lot cleaner than coal. But it does have its critics. So why are people opposed to something that might help save the planet? Sarah looks for the answer.

With so much talk about climate change a lot of pollies and scientists are looking for ways of getting power without burning up fossil fuels. One of these alternative energy sources is wind power. It's renewable, and a lot cleaner than coal. But it does have its critics. So why are people opposed to something that might help save the planet? Sarah looks for the answer.

Image of the earth's interior, from the outside to the inside, with the crust, the mantle of magma and rock, the outer core of magma, and the innermost core of iron.

Geothermal - how geothermal energy works and where it is found

Image with different kinds of biomass types: wood, crops, garbage, landfill gas, and alcohol fuels

Biomass energy sources and fuels Renewable Energy Biomass energy is considered a renewable energy source because we can always grow more plants and trees. It is not an infinite resource, however, as there is only so much land and water to grow plants.

Fish Ladder at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River Separating Washington and Oregon.

Hydropwer - How it works and where it comes from

Solar education for kids

Educational information and videos on solar power for kids and teens. A good resource for parents and teachers to introduce the young to renewable energy.

'Clean alternatives to fossil fuels' (ABC Splash) for grades 6 & 7. "Most of the world's energy comes from burning fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. This results in huge amounts of..."

'Clean alternatives to fossil fuels' (ABC Splash) for grades 6 & "Most of the world's energy comes from burning fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. This results in huge amounts of.

Climate Science Info Zone - - Science Museum

Step into a virtual world—with its own oceans, land and atmosphere—to investigate both the history and future of climate change.

This is an incredible VIDEO which effectively uses illustration to explain fracking. Even if you know a lot about this method of energy extraction, this primer will still amaze. It's one to watch again and again.

This is an incredible video which effectively uses illustration to explain fracking. Even if you know a lot about this method of energy extraction, this primer will still amaze. It's one to watch again and again. TO DO FRACKING IS EXTREME INSANITY

Turn Your Windows Into Outlets With These Sticky Solar Chargers - concept only, but so cool!

Window Socket – Solar Energy Powered Socket by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh. Attach to any window and harnesses solar energy for use as a plug outlet. After five to eight hours of charging, the socket provides 10 hours of use.