Energy 101: Wind Turbines
U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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About the Science
- While this video covers the basics of wind energy technology, there is no discussion of social, environmental, and economic impacts of wind turbines.
- Comments from expert scientist: The resource is simplistic, and its okay as an introduction.
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- Excellent visual and audio quality. Easy to access and use.
- While there is no specific guide for educators, background information and more videos can be found on the website: http://www.energy.gov/eere/wind/wind-energy-technologies-office