Geothermal energy

These resources are designed to support an interdisciplinary lesson on geothermal energy for 7–11 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 geothermal energy.


  • Video introduction to geothermal energy in the context of the Earth’s renewable and non-renewable energy resources
  • Mapping locations using two-figure grid references
  • Drawing bar charts comparing geothermal energy in different counties
  • Reviewing a case study of a geothermal power station


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BGS geothermal energy lesson introductory video. BGS © UKRI.

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