An inquiry approach is a method often used in science education. The question bank provides an initial list of questions about exploring our energy options and places where their answers can be found.

The article Future fuels – introduction has links to further resources and student activities.

Q. How is the Sun involved in energy production?

Q. How do we measure energy?

Q. What are fossil fuels?

Q. How is oil formed?

Q. Why is the understanding of rock formation important in finding oil?

Q. What technologies are used to convert energy from biomass material into fuel?

Q. Can a nuclear power plant explode like an atomic bomb?

Q. Why is carbon important?

Q. What is the food versus fuel debate?

Q. Are all biofuels equally clean and green?

    Published 10 June 2008