Hands-on Activity: Wind Power! Designing a Wind Turbine
|Link to Resource:||https://www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/cub_energy2_lesson07_activity2|
|Resource Type:||Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction|
|Organization:||American Geosciences Institute (AGI); Earth Science Week (ESW); Teach Engineering|
|Summary:||Students learn how engineers transform wind energy into electrical energy by building their own miniature wind turbines and measuring the electrical current they produce. They explore how design and position affect the electrical energy production.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 1; Big Idea 7; Big Idea 9|
|Subjects:||activities; elementary school; energy; k-5; k-5 geosource; lesson; non-renewable; renewable; stem; women in science|
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