This Renewables Workshop lesson plan also includes:
Youngsters examine resource maps to find out which states are using solar and wind power and discuss as a class various other renewable energy sources. They use a provided data table to record pros and cons to each technology, build and experiment with wind turbines, and discuss public policy regarding the subsidization of different power-producing technology. It is recommended that you share the fascinating obscure technologies described in the extra activity.
- Thorough background information prepares you for the lesson
- Links to interesting and informative maps and several related resource provided
- Meets Next Generation Science Standards in engineering, physical, and earth sciences
- Requires the purchase of wind kits; however, ordering information is provided