Students will read a story about wind energy and discuss how we can use wind turbines to capture and turn wind into energy for electricity. The students will discuss using renewable resources versus non-renewable resources to produce electricity. They will observe how the wind turbine will work.
Determine the impact of man’s use of renewable and nonrenewable resources on future supplies. Evaluate how human activities affect the condition of the earth’s land, water, and atmosphere. Analyze and evaluate the impact of man’s use of earth’s land, water, and atmospheric resources. Identify a variety of ways in which they use energy at home, distinguish between renewable and nonrenewable resources, and identify sources and distribute methods of the energy that powers the community.