Energy Sources Poster

£8.00 ex VAT

Energy sources poster.


Available in A3

  • Waves and tides – electrical power can be generated from the motion of waves or from water stored behind a tidal barage
  • Natural gas – mostly methane and the result of tiny animals and plants decaying under sand and mud
  • Oil – turned into many products and fuels such as petrol & diesel
  • Food – eaten by people & animals for energy
  • Hydroelectric power – water released from a dam forces a turbine to turn and generate electricity
  • Wind – for centuries used to power machines such as grinding stones, today used to generate electricity
  • Solar energy – panels can absorb the sun’s energy for heating water or air
  • Nuclear power – controlled atomic reactions release heat that can turn water into steam to power a turbine for electricity generation
  • Geothermal energy – heat from the earth’s core can be transfered to water and pumped above ground
  • Coal – formed millions of years ago when plant life was compressed under layers of mud

The price includes an Energy Resources Worksheet.

Poster first published in 1987 by UK Department of Energy – reproduced with permission of Department of Trade and Industry and Copyright Unit of HMSO.TJH-1999.

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