Energy storage

These resources are designed to support an interdisciplinary lesson on energy storage for 11–14 year olds. They include a teacher guide, an introductory video, three worksheets and a class certificate.

This lesson is intended to support teachers with curriculum-relevant materials while enthusing, exciting and inspiring pupils with the science of energy storage.


  • Video introduction to large-scale energy storage as a solution to the challenges of balancing the UK’s energy demand with the variable and intermittent supply from renewable energy resources
  • Drawing and analysing bar charts of temperature data​
  • Mapping locations using six-figure grid references
  • Interviewing a family member about home heating systems


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BGS energy storage lesson introductory video. BGS © UKRI.

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