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Win a £50k energy makeover from British Gas

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Win a £50k energy makeover from British Gas
by Hampshire School Library Service - (SLS HQ) - Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 3:27 PM

logoBritish Gas with National Schools Partnership have launched Generation Green: Smarter Power - a new, innovative and free teacher’s resource and competition to help pupils aged 7-11 learn how new technology can help save energy. Competition prizes include a £50,000 school energy makeover and a trip to the Science Museum!

With Smarter Power pupils go on an energy saving adventure with Wilbur the penguin exploring fossil fuels, renewable energy and the importance of saving energy, and discover how smart meters can help families become more energy efficient.
Visit to download the toolkit containing:

  • Lesson plan which covers key topics, including energy efficiency and sustainability

  • PowerPoint presentation for teachers to easily guide pupils through the lesson

  • Activity sheet exploring energy saving technology

  • Competition leaflet - challenging pupils to create a comic strip to show what they have learned about smart meters and saving energy.

Competition entries close on Tuesday 12 January 2017.