School Power… NaturallySM has several educational wind resources for students and adults to investigate the potential energy generation by wind turbines throughout New York State.
- 6-12 WindWise Lessons and Education
WindWise Education inspires students to learn about today’s real-world energy issues by engaging them in innovative, hands-on activities related to wind energy. WindWise provides teachers with materials and training to seamlessly integrate wind energy into their classroom. Materials include a comprehensive interdisciplinary wind energy curriculum that fosters critical thinking skills at both the middle and high school levels. Every lesson has an inquiry-based introduction and a hands-on activity to develop analytical skills.
- Virtual Wind Farm
School Power…NaturallySM has an educational wind resource for students and adults to investigate the potential energy generation by wind turbines throughout New York state. This virtual wind farm tool was developed to educate citizens about this emerging innovation in renewable energy technology.
- The GIS Lessons and Tools for a New Energy Generation is designed to provide teachers with four activities and resources to explore wind and solar energy in the classroom using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The lessons were designed so that someone with little or no experience using GIS can incorporate these into their classroom by selecting the right supporting resource to use.