Age: 14 - 16
Resource type: lesson plan, text, textbook
Context: compulsory education, continuing education, distance education, professional development, vocational education
License: © 2012 Shell International B.V.
Supported by: Shell
"This practice material covers three main subjects (chapters): Energy scenarios, Exploration & Production of oil/gas and the CO2 issue. The teaching material is modular and contains 13 modules divided over the 3 chapters.
The teaching material is aiming to inform and alert students on the upcoming energy challenges.
- Chapter 1: The future of energy: An introduction; using energy scenarios a gloomy picture but also an optimistic picture of the future is made.
- Chapter 2: Exploration and production of oil/gas: Origin of oil, how is it found; how do we extract and produce it from the earth, the future of oil.
- Chapter 3: Solutions for the CO2 issue: CO2 emissions, climate effects, carbon capture storage (CCS)
All chapters are accompanied by useful questions that can be used to test the knowledge of the students.
This teaching material was written by three participants of the Dutch Eerst de Klas (Teach First) programme: Matthijs van Vulpen, Cazimir ten Brink and Simon Verwer (www.eerstdeklas.nl). produced by Shell in cooperation with inGenious and Jet-Net with the support of the European Commission, FP7 programme. "