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Pre-Engineering & Engineering
6+ hrs
Beginner
100 - 200

Full Details:

* Day #1: Why Wind Power? (WindWise Unit #1 or NEED Intro Readings - NEED Activities – Exploring Wind Guide)
  • Day #2/3: MacGyver Windpower (REcharge Labs Activity, MacGyver Wind)
  • Day #4/5:Wind Turbines and Blade Design (NEED Activities,Exploring Wind Guide and WindWise Lessons #10 & #11 )
  • Extensions
    • Energy Transformations (WindWise Lesson #1)
    • Can Wind Power My Classroom? (WindWise Lesson # 7 and NEED Wind for School Lesson)
    • KidWind Challenge
    • WhiteBox Learning, Design a Turbine Software

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Education Levels:

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High School 9 - 12


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College


Subjects:

Engineering
STEM
Physics

Topics:

Energy Basics
Turbines
Wind & Weather