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North Sea Link Energy Education Centre

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: 

  • Energy resources, non-renewables and renewables. 
  • The need to change our relationship with energy, in order to safeguard our future.  
  • The growing need for renewable, clean and sustainable energy resources. 
  • The impacts of climate change. 
  • Climate change and our responsibilities. 

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. 

What is the North Sea Link? 

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.

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North Sea Link video presentation

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.

Watch the video

Downloadable worksheets

KS2/3 Worksheets

The worksheets aim to test pupils’ knowledge of the following topics: 

  • The North Sea Link Interconnector 
  • Renewable energy resources 
  • Non-renewable energy resources  
  • Global warming 
  • Sustainability 
  • Circuits  

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).

GCSE sheets

These worksheets aim to help pupils revise for GCSE exams, as well as testing their knowledge of the following topics: 

  • The impacts of climate change 
  • Renewable and non-renewable energy resources 
  • Sustainability 
  • Circuits 
  • The North Sea Link Interconnector 

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+). 
 

Be an energy saver

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Energy scramble

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Help the environment

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Interconnector key facts

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Interconnector questions

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Learn about energy

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Match the renewable energy

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Renewable or non renewable?

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True or false?

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What is sustainable?

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Word searches

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Circuits

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GCSE One Mark Questions

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