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Renewable and Non-renewable Energy

Energy is the power we use for transportation, for heat and light in our homes and for the manufacture of all kinds of products. There are two sources of energy: renewable and non-renewable energy. Non-renewable energy comes from sources that will run out or will not be replenished in our lifetimes, or even in many, many lifetimes. It has therefore been important to find other sources of energy that are ‘renewable’. Read through the presentation slides below and watch the YouTube video to find out more about renewable and non-renewable energy.

What is Energy? Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Sources

Educational video for children to learn what energy is, which are its main properties and what types of energy there are.

Here are some more web links for you to look at to learn more about this topic.
Read the statements in the document below about different sources of energy and decide whether each one is an advantage or disadvantage.