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Solar vs. Wind Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! A series of six lessons introduce middle schoolers to the different types of energy. PowerPoints, activities, and hands-on experiments teach young electrical engineers the difference between energy and power, as well as the...
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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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Design Squad Event Guide

For Students 4th - 8th
Everything you need to plan an event for young engineers can be found in an Event Guide that includes activities, an event checklist, tips for working with youth and volunteers, signage, certificates, and an evaluation form. Kids make a...
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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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Investigation: Windmill Competition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A wind turbine will be constructed with two different sizes of rotor blades. In an experiment, future engineers find out if there is a difference in the power output based on amount of weight that can be moved with the turbine. 
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Introduction to Wind Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The U.S. produced enough wind energy in 2015 to power all of the homes in Alaska, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and...
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Stakeholder Debate: Wind Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Decide whether or not wind energy is the best resource for a town in a role-playing debate. Different groups take up the position of stakeholders on both sides of the argument. You will appreciate the materials and support provided in...
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Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a wonderful way to explore wind power! Through this lesson, learners get a background in the history of wind power, create their own wind turbine, and the test their designs. This is a terrific way to tie scientific principles to...
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Building the Basic PVC Wind Turbine

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Here is a comprehensive and well-written lesson plan that results in learners building a standard wind turbine. Once built, teens can design a variety of experiments to test different factors. This activity is a noble undertaking that...
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I’ve Got the POWER Wind Energy Potential at Your School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 20th instructional activity in a 21-part series connects the wind data and expectations of a turbine to whether such devices should be built in your area. Scholars begin with estimating the wind potential at school by using long-term...
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Wind Power

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wind power blows non-renewable sources away! Why are there not more wind power plants? Science sleuths track down the reasons behind our limited use of wind energy with a video from NOVA's energy unit. The resource covers the storage and...
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The Wind Power Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Up it goes! Groups must design and build a windmill able to lift a weight. The packet includes discussion points to use prior to the build that cover topics such as variables, fairness, and the design process.
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Basic Challenge Design: Wind Energy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design a working windmill. In this energy lesson, students will design and build a working windmill. They will discuss how the school population could be more energy-efficient in their classrooms.
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Working with Wind Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Teams design and build a windmill, under budget, that can lift an object. The groups evaluate and reflect on their own design, then on those produced by other teams. The goal is to determine which design is the most...
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Energy Solutions: Tapping into the Topography of Lake Turkana

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Whip up some wind in your class with this blustery lesson plan about the Lake Turkana wind energy project. Pupils view a video clip about the pros and cons of using wind turbines to generate electricity. They read two articles and take...
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Wind Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewLet the wind take pupils to a new understanding of renewable energy. The fifth of seven parts in the A Community Powered by Renewable Energy unit has learners investigate wind energy. They find out why wind occurs, learn about windmills...
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Energy and Winds

For Teachers 6th Standards
In the study of wind energy, scholars build a small windmill and observe how it transfers wind into mechanical energy. Learners will make connections to the previous lesson with concepts such as the creation of wind through convection.
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Wind Power

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Blow away the competition with a lesson about wind power and turbines. Groups build windmills to test how the size of blades affect the amount of work done. The scholars build a variety of blades and collect data on how each type...
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Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do engineers turn something that is readily available, like wind, into energy? Scholars create a prototype of a wind turbine and attach it to a motor. They test out their prototypes and decide on their effectiveness. They also...
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Wind Turbine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists know wind is a renewable resource, but is it an efficient one? Scholars adjust the propeller diameter on a wind turbine, the wind speed, and the conversion efficiency within range to learn about the efficiency of these...
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Wind Turbine

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Let the energy blow. Using mostly easily found material such as PVC pipe and fans, pupils build wind turbines. Scholars connect a multimeter to an electric motor to determine the amount of energy generated by their designs. Learners then...
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An Exploration of Wind Energy and Wind Turbines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How is wind produced and is it a good source for energy production? Get some air moving in your class. Learners take a pre-test, watch a demonstration of how electricity can be generated by wind energy, test different turbine factors for...
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Working with Wind Energy

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
After reading about how wind turbines work to collect clean energy, groups brainstorm and design their own windmill. Within the provided financial and physical constraints, groups must build a working windmill using only the materials...
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The Future of Wind Power?—Kite Power Systems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Can flying kites really save the world? A Real Engineering video describes an effort by the Kite Power Systems company to harness wind energy using kites. It shows how the kites overcome the disadvantages of wind turbines.