Have fun learning how to design your space while being kind to the environment!
|Say It with Style||If Only I Could Have||Everyone Walks Between Me and TV||What a Deal||Would It Be Wood?||Finish It with Fabric||Stash My Stuff||Taking Care of Things||Why Clean?|
|Finishing the Look||Showcasing Your Favorites||Lights On||A Little Privacy, Please||Ideas for Accessories|
|Energy to Burn?||Energy to Save||Use Natural Resources Wisely||Down the Drain||The Sunny Side||The Windy Side of Energy||Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink||Our Global Footprint|
Success Indicator: Energy from wind is used to create mechanical and electrical power.
Life Skills Practiced: Wise use of resources and critical thinking
Project Skills Practiced: Creating a wind turbine model
Activity 3: Go Surf
Surf the Internet for more information about solar and wind generation. Here are some sites to start with.
- U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program
- The Energy Story - Chapter 16: Wind Energy
- EcoKids USA
- EcoKids Canada
- Solar Energy International for Kids