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Where do you put a wind farm?
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Windwise Education Program, Kid Wind Project

In this learning activity, students analyze various sources of information to determine the best location for a new wind farm.

This learning activity takes two 45 min class periods.

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Teaching Tips

  • This learning activity can be part of a larger unit developed by the organization.
  • Teachers can also access other similar resources and follow up material from the organization's website.

About the Science

  • Students analyze data to compare and contrast potential sites for constructing wind farms.
  • Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.

About the Pedagogy

  • Group-based activity where students analyze and interpret maps and synthesize environmental, community, and planning data to determine the most suitable site for siting a wind farm. Groups then present their proposals to the class.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • All necessary resources are provided in the document.
  • Teachers can also access other similar resources and follow up material from the organization's website.
  • Some links in the document are currently broken but not necessary for completing the activity.

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