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Generating electricity activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on conductiongenerating electricity then do the quiz!

Global warming (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. Then try the test!

Humans and the environment activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on the impact of humans and global warming radiation then do the quiz!

Mains electricity safety activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on wiring a plug, fuses, earthing, choosing a fuse, a.c. and d.c.and do the questions as you go!

Circuits and safety (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about current, voltage and power, fuses, circuit breakers and earthing. Then try the activity and do the test!

Controlling a nuclear reactor animation
Try to control the reactor when failures occur! Try different sequences then find out how power stations work using the information below.

Power Up!
Find out about the science behind electricity generation and some of the issues facing us in the future. Then have a go at the games and quizzes.

The Greenhouse Effect using interactive animations (PhET)
Run the simulation. How do greenhouse gases affect the climate? Explore the atmosphere during the ice age and today. What happens when you add clouds? Change the greenhouse gas concentration and see how the temperature changes. Then compare to the effect of glass panes. Zoom in and see how light interacts with molecules. Do all atmospheric gases contribute to the greenhouse effect?

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