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Wind Energy - The Basics

Added: 06 Jan 2021 Contributor: Wind Energy Ireland Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Consider the basics of wind energy by reading about what energy is and what wind is. Afterwards, delve further into wind energy by finding the answers to questions like; how does a wind turbine work, how does electricity get from the turbine to our homes and what happens when the wind doesn't blow?

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 2. Earth and Space

Strand unit: 6. Research Different Energy Sources


Strand: 1. Exploring the Physical World

Strand unit: 9. Types of Energy Resources

SESE Science

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Science and the environment

SESE Geography

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

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  • Language: English
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