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ABOUT SCHOOL POWER

This brand new, visually exciting, free online education programme is crammed full of interesting facts, interactive activities and fun experiments around the area of power. It provides the tools and background knowledge you'll need to become a School Power Volunteer.

School Power

School Power aims to:

  • inspire and motivate children in learning about science and technology
  • introduce the fascinating world of 'engineering' around them - how things work and are used
  • engage young people, exciting the inventors, engineers, technologists and scientists of the future.

National Grid is all about power and how it is vital for all our daily lives. Power or energy is all around us - both inside us and out. This School Power education programme is based on three main areas - all very important in power generation and transportation.

Theme one - Energy

Theme two - Forces

Theme three - Materials