General Resources

Department of Energy - for educators at
Breathing Earth - an animated infographic that shows births, deaths and CO2 emissions across the world. (CO2 related to energy consumption)
World Mapper - Energy production across the world
Plug in Kids - pdf fact sheets you can download or print about different forms of energy
EIA Energy Kids - Award winning website from U.S. Energy Information Administration
Renewable Energy Resources – a list of links to many great resources compiled by Jackie Miers
Sustainable Energy Queensland – fact sheets, student activities and teacher resources.
Origin Energy – Click 2 Teach - Renewable energy resources
Energy Australia – Renewable energy resources
World of Energy fact sheets
Great energy projects
Energy Transformation
Renewable Energy Resources


"Growing biofuel without razing the rainforest" - a New Scientist article
My delicious links about biodiesel at
ActewAGL Biomass Energy resources
Australian Academy of Science NOVA Biomass - list of useful sites
Sustainable Energy Queensland



Geothermal Education Office
Office of Geothermal Technologies (USA)
Geoscience Australia
Science Online (UK)
Geothermal from Sustainability Victoria


Science Online – Hydroelectric
Snowy River Hydroelectric Project
How do Hydroelectric Power Plants work?


Natural Gas and Oil
CRUDE - the incredible journey of Oil" and the broadband download at



ActewAGL Solar Energy
Understanding Solar Energy
Jackgreen Energy – Solar Energy resources
Science Online – Solar Energy
Scientific American recent article - Solar panels dust themselves off



Introduction to wind energy from NOVA Australian Academy of Science
ActewAGL Wind Energy education
Australian Wind Energy Association
Australian wind energy projects – maps and statistics.


Science Online