Long ago, people used waterwheels to harness the energy of water, for example, to drive a mill wheel. The turbines that are used in hydroelectric plant are a further development of the classic waterwheel to drive generators for electric power generation. These turbines are named after their inventors: Pelton, Kaplan, and Francis.
Personal, social and health education (PSHE); Physics; Technology
Ecology; Energy; Environmental change; Environmental protection; Hydroelectric plant; Power generation; Renewable energy; Turbine
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