Hydrogen energy technology is a rapidly developing field with the potential to revolutionize the way we produce and consume energy. Hydrogen is a clean-burning fuel that can be used to generate electricity, power vehicles, and heat homes. It is also a versatile energy carrier that can be stored and transported easily.
Students will embark on an exciting journey to unravel the mysteries of hydrogen, a versatile energy source poised to revolutionize the renewable energy landscape. Their exploration will commence with delving into the essence of hydrogen, understanding its properties and potential as a clean energy carrier. Next, they will uncover the intriguing processes involved in hydrogen production, exploring both conventional and renewable methods.
Through hands-on experimentation, students will witness the magic of electrolysis, transforming water into hydrogen and oxygen. They will meticulously assemble an electrolysis setup, carefully guiding the electrical current through water to liberate the hydrogen molecules. With excitement bubbling within them, they will then capture the generated hydrogen and harness its power to illuminate a light, witnessing firsthand the transformative potential of this clean energy source.
This engaging learning experience will not only equip students with a comprehensive understanding of hydrogen but also ignite their passion for sustainable energy solutions. They will leave with a deeper appreciation for the potential of hydrogen to power a greener future.
- The blue box contains the demonstration elements for all things hydrogen.
- 3 Lessons with teacher lesson plan to be conducted in the school classroom
- A set of electrolysers to synthesis hydrogen in the classroom.
- A set of 10 hydrogen cars so students can complete the last activity.
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- 3 x 60 minute periods at school
- Total of 3 hours of student learning