Why is energy important?

Peter Hall from Scion explains why we need ...

Example of the geosphere

This rock cutting shows the rocks that have ...

Oil formation

This animated video demonstrates the ...

Building an aquifer model

In this video, educator Angela Schipper ...

The fire triangle

Oxygen, fuel and heat are needed for fire to ...

Potential and kinetic energy

Energy can also be divided into two main ...

Heat energy is in volcanoes and ice

Heat energy is all around us – in volcanoes ...

Earth's structural layers

The currently accepted theory of the Earth’s ...

Tectonic plates, volcanoes and ...

Far underneath the ground we walk on, the ...

Particles in collision

Tiny particles in solids, liquids and gases ...

How things ignite

Heated molecules are loosened, moving apart ...

Non-renewable resources

Adam Vonk explains that oil is a ...

A food (energy) chain

Energy from the Sun is transformed into ...

Radiation

Radiation is the heat that we feel coming ...

Explaining a rock core

Dr Phil Shane takes us through a rock core – ...

Sunflower

Living things are made up of carbon and need ...

Convection

Convection transfers heat through the air. As ...

Clyde hydro dam

The Clyde dam in the South Island uses water ...

Conduction

Conduction moves heat through a material. It ...

Huntly power station

Huntly power station in the North Island of ...

Rotorua caldera formation

Caldera eruptions leave behind large craters ...

Columnar basalt

Basalt is associated with great rock columns ...

Burning showing complete combustion

In complete combustion, the burning fuel will ...

Auckland volcanic field

Auckland is built of an active volcanic ...

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