Every person, animal and device transfers energy. Much of that energy is supplied by electricity, which must be generated from other energy stores. Some of these are renewable but most are non-renewable.
What happens whenever energy is transferred between stores?
All the energy is transferred to other useful stores
Some of the original energy is dissipated
All of the energy is dissipated to the surroundings
Which of these is not a fossil fuel?
Which gas is linked to global warming?
What does it mean if an energy resource is renewable?
That it can be recycled
That it can be reused
That it can be replenished
What are nuclear fuels used for?
Which of these is an advantage of gas power stations?
They can start producing electricity quickly
They make use of a renewable source
They don't contribute to global warming
Which energy resource is the least reliable?
Which of these is an advantage of nuclear power stations?
Nuclear is non-renewable
Nuclear does not release carbon dioxide
Nuclear power stations start up slowly
Why is the energy demand in UK households spiking between 6 and 9 pm?
During those times most families are at home using lights, electrical devices and the heating is on
Power stations cost more to run in the evening
Less heating is needed in the evening, but more lighting is used
Which energy resource produces the majority of electricity used globally?
Renewable energy resources