The North Sea Link (NSL) Energy Education Centre is a free facility, opened to further enhance pupils’ understanding of energy, sustainability and interconnectors, whilst encouraging an interest in STEM subjects and careers.
Whilst the centre is currently closed for students and schools, you can still explore the world of energy with NSL. You will learn more about the environment and renewable energy in a fun and interesting way.
Designed for KS2 and KS3 children, the free downloadable resources include the following topics:
The Energy Education Centre is currently closed for visits due to Covid restrictions. In the meantime, use the links below and immerse yourself into a fascinating world of renewable energy.
Watch the video below to find out more about the interconnector project. You will find out why and how we build interconnectors, the purpose and benefits of these amazing feats of engineering and why it is connecting the UK and Norway.
It is recommended that pupils view this video prior to completing the Energy Education Centre worksheets.
This video presentation explains what an interconnector is and why we build them - specifically focusing on the North Sea Link interconnector, its construction, purpose and benefits.
It's recommended that pupils view this presentation before completing the Energy Education Centre Worksheets.
The worksheets aim to test pupils’ knowledge of the following topics:
As these worksheets contain questions about the North Sea Link Interconnector, viewing of the North Sea Link video is advised. This sheet is suitable for students studying at both Key Stage 2 and 3 levels (students aged 6-11).
These worksheets aim to help pupils revise for GCSE exams, as well as testing their knowledge of the following topics:
These worksheets contain questions about the North Sea Link Interconnector, viewing of the North Sea Link video is advised. This sheet is suitable for students studying at both Key Stage 3 and 4 levels (students aged 11+).
Statnett and National Grid North Sea Link Limited are working together to construct an electricity link between Norway and the UK, North Sea Link.
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