This Nuffield Working with Science unit was designed to introduce students to the concept of Britain's impending 'energy gap', how it will occur, and what we might do to bridge it. The unit features a substantial decision-making element.
Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in Teachers’ Notes F.
This unit was not included in the second, CPVE edition of the project.
Section 1: Where’s the problem
Section 2: What are Britain’s resources?
Section 3: How are we using our energy resources?
Section 4: What other resources can we turn to?
Section 5: The choice
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