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PBS: Wind Power for Educators

Lesson Description:
This lesson on wind energy is designed for physical science, earth science, and environmental science classrooms for Grades 9-12, but may also be appropriate for some middle school science classes.
Lesson Type:
  • Project
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
  • Other

Time Needed:
1-3 90 minute block periods
Materials Needed:
  • handouts
  • internet access
  • small dc toy motor
  • cork (at least 2 cm in diameter)
  • stiff ruler or dowel
  • 60 cm of thin electrical wire with alligator clips 
  • rubber band 

School or Group:
PBS
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf lesson303.pdf
Located in: Social Studies

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