Hands-on Activity: Power Your House with Wind

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Link to Resource: https://www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/cub_housing_lesson04_activity2
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11
Language:English
Organization:American Geosciences Institute (AGI); Earth Science Week (ESW); Teach Engineering
Publication Date:2007
Summary:Students learn how engineers harness the energy of the wind to produce power by following the engineering design process as they prototype two types of wind turbines and test to see which works best. Students also learn how engineers decide where to place wind turbines, and the advantages and disadvantages to using wind power compared to other non-renewable energy sources.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 7; Big Idea 9
Subjects: activities; energy; high school; lesson; non-renewable; renewable energy; stem; women in science
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