ResultsEnergy storage: How geology can help to balance supply and demand Provided by British Geological Survey Lesson plan, Classroom activity, Video Description:
A complete lesson with video and worksheets on the topic of energy storage. Compatible with remote teaching.
To investigate how renewable energy can be stored, using the context of home heating.
• Video introduction to large-scale energy storage as a solution to the challenges of balancing the UK’s energy demand with the variable and intermittent supply from renewable energy resources
• Drawing and analysing bar chart of temperature data
• Mapping locations using six-figure grid references
• Interviewing a family member about home heating systems
Introductory video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvRgWL0BPzA&list=PLxpzCdkdwTWD3tv8rQTOOvl9YqRZkB8UoLinks to activity files https://earth-science.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/formidable/5/Energy-Storage-Lesson-Pack.pdf
https://earth-science.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/formidable/5/Lesson-details-for-Energy-Storage.docx Suitable for ages: 11-14 years old Subject areas
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