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Renewable Energy Workshop for Schools

Eco workshop for schools (ideal for climate change projects)

This sustainability workshop for schools is focused around renewable energy. A half-day workshop will include two practical activities. A qualified engineer with experience in the industry will deliver this workshop.


Primary: 3 sessions x 1 hr 30 mins
(30 participants per session)
Secondary: 5 sessions x 1 hr
(20 participants per session)

Age Groups

Y1 - Y10

Build a Windmill

Children will build a working toy windmill that will light a small LED bulb. See the video below.

Additional Content

  • all types of renewable energy.
  • advantages and disadvantages of each type of energy.
  • mechanics of a generator.
  • kinetic and gravitational potential energy.
  • potential of renewable energy to build a sustainable world and contribute towards resolving climate change issues.


Experiment with a water wheel model.

Waterwheel Models

Day Itinerary*

Primary and Secondary

* The activities may vary on the day depending on the length of the sessions and the age and ability of the participants.


Please contact us to obtain a quote or request our price guide.


Everything was fantastic thank you. Very prepared, step by step explanations, clear understanding of what renewable energy was. We were very impressed and will definitely recommend!

Andrea Sofroniou, Cuckoo Hall Academy, London

Good to learn about sustainable energy like wind power.
Cool to see how simple it can be to generate energy.
Interesting and creative to see if your design would work.

Students, Seaford College


Available Regions

Anywhere in England
Anywhere in Northern Ireland
Anywhere in Scotland
Anywhere in Wales

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Want to know more about how we developed this workshop?

Bringing sustainability into classroom was no easy task. Read about the development of this workshop here.