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Energy from The Wind (9 activities)

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Grades

5-8

Subject

Wind Energy , Energy Choices and Society

Summary

Hands-on activities that provide a comprehensive understanding of the scientific, economic, environmental, technological, and societal aspects of wind energy to intermediate students:

  • Introduction to Wind
  • Measuring Wind Speed
  • History of Wind Energy
  • Wind Can Do Work
  • Introduction to Energy
  • Wind Blade Investigations
  • Siting a Wind Farm
  • Build an Anemometer
  • Observing a Genecon
Curriculum

Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology

Plan Time

50 minute class periods over the course of 2-3 weeks.

Materials

Handouts and other materials needed detailed within curriculum guide.

Standards

Standards are listed at the beginning of the curriculum guide.

Owner

The NEED Project

Lesson Plans/Activity

Energy from The Wind (9 activities): Teacher Guide
Energy from The Wind (9 activities): Student Guide