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Electricity from Wind: A New Lesson for Schools

Spirit Lake School District in Iowa

 

Forest City School District

 

Wray School District RD-2

  • Jay Clapper: 970-332-5758 ext. 3773; clapperj@yahoo.com. Clapper sometimes visits other districts with a presentation to help them get started with school wind projects.

 

 

This MS Word document from the Wind Powering America program describes how schools are harnessing the wind.

Click here to download a copy.

KidWind

From the KidWind web site:

"The KidWind Project is a team of teachers, students, engineers and practitioners exploring the science behind wind energy in classrooms around the US. Our goal is to introduce as many people as possible to the elegance of wind power through hands-on science activities which are challenging, engaging and teach basic science principles.

While improving science education is our main goal, we also aim to help schools become important resources for students, and the general public, to learn about and see wind energy in action."

Visit KidWind online at http://www.kidwind.org/.

Massachusetts Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program

The Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program assists responsibly sited wind energy projects of all scales in achieving successful and timely installations, while also supporting Governor Patrick’s goal of having 2,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity installed in the Commonwealth by 2020. The Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program (CommWind) provides rebate, grant, and loan funding for the installation of wind projects in Massachusetts. Funding is available for residential, commercial, industrial, and public facilities that are customers of investor-owned electric distribution utilities or Municipal Light Plant Departments that pay into the Renewable Energy Trust.

 

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