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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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