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The Power of the Wind

Grab and Go

 

These nine Grab and Go downloads are two-page activities that can be printed and used in your program.

1-Measuring Wind Speed

Measuring Wind Speed

Make an anemometer and use it to measure wind speed.

2-Design and Build a Barometer

Design and Build a Barometer

Design a barometer and explain why and how it works.

3-Air Pressure

Air Pressure

Observer evidence of changes in air pressure using a plastic bottle and simple materials.

4-What Causes Wind

What Causes Wind?

Design and conduct a scientific investigation to show the causes of air movement.

5-Kites

Kites

Make a kite, fly it, and then work to improve the design

6-Design and Build a Wind Vane

Design and Build a Wind Vane

Design and build a wind vane and use it to show wind direction.

7-Discovery, Invention, Big Ideas, and Wind

Discovery, Invention, Big Ideas, and Wind

Research issues related to implementing a wind turbine project and present your findings.

8-Community Wind Project

Community Wind Project

Research issues related to implementing a wind turbine project and present your findings.

9-Renewable Scavenger Hunt

Renewable Scavenger Hunt

Become aware of increasing uses of renewable energy sources and create a scavenger hunt game of a photo scrapbook.


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