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Using the Eco-Wind Generator II, WinDynamo Wind Generator III, or the Wind Gen, this guide provides a close-up look at wind energy. It details hands-on activities to teach students how to measure wind speed, calculate rpm, determine optimum pitch angles, create a wind farm producing a specified voltage, and more.
The Wind Energy Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA standards, CCSS Math, and NGSS addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and links to video resources. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students as well as links to career information and applications of the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity).
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Wind Energy – Getting Started Package, as well as other tools and materials. Items needed for all activities are listed in the teacher guide.