Educational Resources

Various resources are available to educate the community about geothermal energy and its potential uses.

Links

Geoscience Australia - Geothermal Energy Project
Find information on Geoscience Australia's Geothermal Energy Project and also geothermal energy resources in Australia including geothermal geology, maps, data and publications

Geothermal Education Office (GEO)
The GEO produces and distributes educational materials about geothermal energy.
 

Website
Country Based
Target Audience
Focus and or Resource
Association / Organisation
geothermal.marin.org
USA
High school students; adults; teachers
How/where; glossary; multimedia classroom activities; slide shows; videos
Geothermal Education Office
www.agea.org.au/geothermal-energy-facts
Australia
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers Fact sheets; interactives; projects; FAQ's
Australian geothermal Energy Association
geo-energy.org
USA
Industry; Tertiary students
How/where; power plants; heat pumps; fact sheets; events; news; policies; benefits; employment/interactive
Geothermal Energy Association
www.bpa.gov/Corporate/KR/ed/geothermal/hompage
USA
Upper primary school & high school students; teachers
Geology/history; activities
Geothermal Education Officer; Oregon Dept of Energy; Bonneville Power Administration
www.geodynamics.com.au/IRM/content/educationroom
Australia
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers Fact sheets; student showcases; interactive activities
Geodynamics Limited
www.digtheheat.com/geothermal
USA
High school & University students; teachers
Pros/cons; how/where; FAQ's; heat pumps; powerplants; Government Incentives (Canada/UK/US) N/A
www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/geothermal
USA
Upper primary school & high school students; teachers How/where; FAQ's; heat pumps; powerplants US Energy Information Administration
www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter11
USA
Primary school & high school students; teachers How/where; heat pumps California Energy Commission
www.darvill.clara.net/altenergy/geothermal
UK
Primary school & high school students; teachers Pros/cons; how it works
This site was created by a science teacher Andy Darvill in the UK
www.geothermal.org
USA
Industry
Links; articles
Geothermal Resources Council
www.geothermal-energy.org
USA
Upper primary school & high school students; teachers Interactive maps; videos; What is Geothermal
International Geothermal Association
www1.eere.energy.gov/geothermal/geothermal_basics
USA
Upper primary school & high school students; teachers FAQ's; history; successes; maps; publications
US Department of Energy
www.nrel.gov/learning/re_geothermal
USA
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers Heat pumps; What is Geothermal National Renewable Energy Laboratory
geocen.iyte.edu.tr/english/whatGeothermalEnergyIsEnglish
Turkey
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers What is geothermal energy; heat pumps; environmental effects
Geothermal Energy Research and Apllication Centre
www.chevron.com/stories/#/allstories/geothermal/howitworks/
USA
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers Interactive presentationof how geothermal operates; what is geothermal
Chevron
www.cleanenergycouncil.org.au/cec/resourcecentre/factsheets/mainColumnParagraphs (PDF)
Australia
High school & Tertiary students; adults; teachers Fact sheet on potential; global views; geothermal in Australia; current issues
Clean Energy Council
new.dpi.vic.gov.au/earth-resources/investment-opportunities/victoria---geothermal-fact-sheet
Australia
Industry; adults; high school students
Fact sheet in regards to Geothermal in Victoria, Australia
Department of Primary Industries - Victoria