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Schools aim to run on renewable energy

Schools aim to run on renewable energy
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Key Info
  • Schools aim to run on renewable energy
  • Duration: 01:34
  • A dozen schools in Okehampton have secured £250,000 for a project to generate their power from renewable sources. A college and eleven primary schools in Devon are studying their energy usage and have a computer program to monitor where they could save. They are also generating a significant amount of their own energy from renewables. You can learn more about their computer program by following this link: bbc.co.uk/devon/content/articles/2008/08/20/county_breakfast_info_feature.shtml This clip was first published on BBC News Online on 10 February 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Phys: Electricity - Generation

  • Keywords: renewable energy, recycling, wind turbine, climate change, global warming, environmental concerns, monitoring, kilowatts, units of energy, physics
Ideas for use in class
  • To encourage thought about students' own energy usage, in school and at home.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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