Pupils look at the range of possible fuels for cooking, determine ther joulerific value and assess the accuracy of the results.
lesson 1 - Fuels for cooking
lesson 2 - Energy Output
Pupil worksheets and powerpoints for this pair of lessons are below
Processing fuels PowerPoint
The bomb calorimeter
Fuels in Uganda
Other resources to support this pair of lessons
Technical briefs on making briquettes and biomass as a sold fuel - practicalaction.org/technical-briefs-schools-energy
A collection of videos showing the importance of energy across the world -practicalaction.org/videos-energy
N.B. Teacher's notes are on the main page for this unit.