Watt's in the News? - Volume 13

With student teams in many schools around the country preparing for competition in this year's KidWind Challenge events, here is a great site that shows how wind turbines work. Have fun and good luck to the competing teams!

It's Blowing In the Wind - Energy

  1. How Do Wind Turbines Work from the US Department of Energy
  2. Energy 101: Wind Power – a video also from the U.S. Department of energy highlighting basics on wind turbine principles and how this works to capture and convert wind energy to electricity. 
  3. Animation: How a Wind Turbine Works
    Be sure to click on the icons in the lower right corner to see what is happening inside the nacelle.
Image Citation: *Animation: How A Wind Turbine Works | Department of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2023, from
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