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Wind Energy - Curriculum


Queensland Sustainable Energy Industry Development Group has provided a variety of exercises, suitable for middle school and secondary school, allowing instructors to appropriately choose a lesson plan according to their students’ needs. Additionally, educational background knowledge for educators is presented, as well as a list of supplementary sources are given to ensure an in-depth educational understanding. Educators and classrooms are encouraged to appropriate these resources to improve their renewable energy knowledge of the topic given.

The link above is to The NEED Project that is in collaboration with the Teacher Advisory Board (TAB) to produce a renewable energy curriculum.  The project is to create and promote an energy conscious and educated society.  The NEED Project has created effective networks of learners, educators, industry, and government.

Colorado State University Extension has created a program with the expertise University expertise to Colorado communities and neighborhoods throughout local extension office. With the states need to concentrate on reliable electricity sources as a possible job producer proficient enough to address both state and national security as well as environmental concerns. Colorado State  Extension made an important arrangement to present relevant and impartial scholarly sources. The curriculum describes attempts to separate energy knowledge to Colorado’s children.

Harvest the Wind
Allows students to read and understand how wind is created and harnessed. Activities include a reading page, discussion, research local wind farms, windmill design, presentation, and worksheet.