Lessons for Wind

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  • Who has seen the wind? Harnessing alternative energy - … harvested from the wind will depend on wind frequency and wind direction (since wind turbines are most efficient when facing into the wind). Wind roses are graphical devices that make the wind patterns "visible." Arranging wind
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  • Alternative Energy Sources - An Interdisciplinary Module for Energy Education - … sun all day? Energy From the Wind The wind can do work. People have used wind for centuries as an energy source for … what time of day do the fastest winds usually occur? the slowest winds? 3. Any wind over 8 mph can be used to … suspended vertically and exposed to the wind. Wind displaces the ball an amount dependent on the wind speed. Students observe the angle of … order for the wind vane to work properly. Background: A wind vane is used to determine the direction of the wind. Wind vanes are …
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  • When Disaster Strikes! Rocks, Minerals, Erosion and Weather - … Focus-5-Temperature-Measure Temperature Focus-4- Wind-Erosion by Wind Focus-5- Wind-Measuring Wind Speed and Direction Focus-4-Water-Erosion by … . Observe, collect and/or classify types of wind erosion. Experimental Problem How does wind speed effect wind erosion? How does the size, position … - shows understanding of Knowledge: effects of wind and water effects of wind and water effects of wind and water understanding of basic erosion …
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  • Energy from Wind and Moving Water - Energy and Control - … to determine if there will be enough wind to make the wind turbines work. When the wind blows, the blades turn and the … that are propelled by wind energy; explain the effect of wind direction and speed on the displacement of wind-propelled devices). Groupings Students … 2.3.4 WIND WIGGLER PATTERN OVAL SHAPE BLM 2.3.5 TESTING WIND WIGGLERS CHART Type of wind wiggler Wind wiggler works okay … Wind Advantages of wind as a renewable resource. Free once the wind turbine purchased. Non-polluting for wind, and soil. Quiet. electrical power than wind
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  • Blowing in the Wind - … as the best season of the year for maximum wind power. Discuss wind energy viability compared to conventional energy sources. Investigate current … controller.] What is the definition of the term wind vane? [A wind vane measures wind direction and communicates with the yaw drive to … anemometer supplies the necessary data concerning wind speed to the controller and the wind vane communicates wind direction to the yaw drive.] For …
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  • The Advantages of Renewable Energy - … development & application 2 Activity 1 - Lab Activity - Wind Observations Activity 2 - Lab Activity - Afternoon Wind Observations Activity 3 - Homework assignment (repeat on … Wind Observations Activity 1 - Lab Activity - Morning Wind Observations Activity 2 - Group Presentation Activity 3 - Lab Activity - Wind Observations Activity 1 - Post-Lab - Wind … Renewable Energy HIGHLIGHTS * * * The sun always rises; the wind always blows Sunshine and wind do not pollute Texas has lots of renewable …
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  • Renewable Resources - … and industrial facilities. Quick Facts about Wind Energy What is wind energy? The terms "wind energy" or "wind power" describe the process by which the wind is used to generate mechanical power or electricity. Wind … , and the like. What causes the wind to blow? Wind is a form of solar energy. Winds are caused by the uneven heating …
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  • UK plans huge wind farm programme - … would soon dominate the global market for offshore wind technologies. WARM-UPS 1. WIND: Walk around the class and talk to other … announced an ambitious project to power ____ using wind. Politicians hope that wind farms will provide 20 percent of Britain's total … find collocates, other meanings, information, synonyms ... for the words 'wind' and 'farm'. wind farm Share your findings with your partners. Make questions …
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  • Harnessing Wind - … predict wind patterns. To tap wind as a renewable energy source, engineers design wind turbines, windmills and wind farms. Engineers also consider wind and aerodynamics … minutes Lesson Dependency :None Keywords: wind, weather, air pressure, wind energy, resource, Earth, prevailing winds, turbines, renewable energy, wind vane, Coriolis Effect Reviews: Read … Activities (Return to Contents) Wild Wind - Students build a wind vane and use it to investigate different winds. Wind Energy - Students will make a …
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  • Thar She Blows! - … should be able to: Define wind energy as a renewable energy source. Define wind energy, wind turbine and wind farm. List some advantages and disadvantages of wind turbines. Recognize that engineers develop … students write their own definitions for the following terms: wind energy, wind turbine and wind farm. Lesson Summary Assessment Engineering Design Challenge: A …
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