This free lesson explores how gears work to transform slow rotation of turbine blades into fast rotation that allows a generator to generate electricity, and to understand that engineering skills are important for careers in electricity generation.
Download the full lesson here.
Learning Lab is an online STEM learning programme for the classroom and home. It aims to inspire and empower learners through relevant, varied learning experiences that take place over several weeks. Each unique programme comprises lesson plans, video content and interactions with experts as well as teacher professional learning and family support.
The content is delivered by class teachers with ongoing support from Learning Lab staff. Classroom and home learning will be enhanced by a visit to Glasgow Science Centre or a visit from GSC on Tour.