In this video, William Kamkwamba talks about how he built a windmill to power his family's home at age 14. He shares how he built the windmill using plans in a library book and spare parts and scrap.
The 6-minute documentary at this link describes the wind turbine business.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Wind Power.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Department of Energy's Wind for Schools program is introduced. Students are asked to analyze and predict where wind farms should be developed, and then are challenged to build their own wind turbine.
Wind power is clean and renewable. Some people say it mars the natural beauty of a location, particularly, their location.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Wind Power. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
This interactive site goes in-depth on how wind turbines work and what factors make these turbines effective
This animation discusses the advantages of wind power and the workings of a wind turbine.
A map of the maximum potential wind power capacities of the US.