Fossil fuels

This project idea will develop a knowledge and understanding of burning fossil fuels, applying this knowledge in a real life context. Young people will work in teams to research the topic of burning fossil fuels, share the knowledge gained and use this to inform decisions and take action to reduce the environmental impact.

Broad Outcomes of learning

• Gained and enhanced subject knowledge of burning fossil fuels 
• Enterprising skills improved by developing confidence, self, positive attitude, increasing motivation to learning; taking responsibility and making decisions; consideration of others through group work and discussion 
• Developed employability skills: communication, planning, organisation, time management, researching, co-operating, contributing, sourcing, analysing, presenting 
• Pupils take responsibility for their learning through making decisions about steps to be taken to reduce the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels 
• Learners have developed 4 capacities of CfE

Relevance to curriculum

• Supports CfE Science 
• Relevance of how curriculum topic on burning fossil fuels is relevant to work and life and how this subject knowledge is put into practice in a real situation.

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