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Wind

Topic: Wind


Primary Energy Infobook     


Elementary Energy Infobook     
Intermediate Energy Infobook     
Secondary Energy Infobook     

Energy Infobooks are the resource for many NEED activities and include an introduction to energy, information on major sources of energy, new technologies, energy conservation, electricity, climate  change,  and  other  energy  information. They are available on four reading levels and are revised and updated annually.

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Energy From the Wind Teacher Guide (e-publication)
Energy From the Wind Student Guide  (e-publication)

Intermediate students develop a comprehensive understanding of wind formation, wind energy, and electricity generation from wind through reading, critical thinking activities, and hands-on investigations. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a class set of Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities, including two KidWind Basic Turbines and geared nacelles.

 




Exploring Wind Energy Teacher Guide  (e-publication)
Exploring Wind Energy Student Guide (e-publication)

These hands-on critical thinking activities help students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the scientific, economic, environmental, technological, and societal aspects of wind energy. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a class set of Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities, including two KidWind Basic Turbines and geared nacelles.

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Wind for Schools (e-publication)

This guide provides lessons and activities to support and incorporate small wind systems and wind data into the classroom learning environment.


 



Wind is Energy Teacher Guide  (e-publication)
Wind is Energy Student Guide (e-publication)

Students begin to develop an understanding of how wind is formed and used as an energy source through hands-on activities and teacher-supported reading. Students will learn to measure wind speed and direction, and investigate how wind can do work. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a class set of student guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities, including two KidWind Weightlifter Turbines.

 




Wonders of Wind Teacher Guide  (e-publication)
Wonders of Wind Student Guide  (e-publication)

Elementary students learn about wind through reading and activities that focus on observation and inquiry. Students will learn to measure wind speed and direction, and will investigate how wind does work and generates electricity. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a class set of Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities, including one KidWind Weightlifter Turbine and one KidWind Basic Turbine.

 


 

Awesome Extras

Additional activities and materials related to wind can be found on the Awesome Extras page!