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Virtual Wind Farm Tour

How can we put wind to work?

What if we could pull electricity out of thin air? We can – as long as it’s windy! It’s not a magic trick. It’s wind power! Let’s see how that works, and what it takes to get wind power to your neighborhood!

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What’s going on inside those big, tall wind turbines? Let’s visit a wind farm to see how electricity is generated there, from the ground up – way up! Let’s go!

Use the list below to see the resources for this unit.

Core concepts are presented in the Information Sheets. Interactive materials provide online experiences that reinforce the material. Worksheets test your knowledge. Activities and Experiments provide opportunities for hands-on learning.

Power Puzzle

What Makes Wind? (551K)

How Does Wind Push? (2 MB)

Inside a Wind Turbine (954K)

Build a Wind Farm (409K)

What Makes Wind? (535K)

Catch the Wind (1.3MB)

How Does Wind Push? (1.8MB)

Inside a Wind Turbine (954K)

Wind Farm Crossword Puzzle (405K)

Wind Farm Quiz (378K)

Build a Wind Farm (411K)

Name The Parts of a Wind Turbine (270K)

What is Wind? (146K)

How Big is a Wind Turbine? (154K)

Wind Can Do Work (209K)

Steam Turbine (257K)