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To WIND-finity and Beyond! An Investigation of Wind and Its Incredible Potential

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover ways to help students make sense of wind and its renewable capabilities. Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices, navigate the new Arizona Science Standards and apply them through the inquiry of wind.

 

Annotation Bookmarks

Annotation Bookmarks

Designed by STEMAZing Teacher Leader Danielle Swartz, these annotation bookmarks are perfect to use with students from K-3 (and maybe even beyond)! ...
Bernoulli Probe

Bernoulli Probe

Can your students predict what will happen to the paper tent when air is blown through it? A great way to introduce students to the wonders of Bernoulli's Principle and then let them experiment! ...
Catching up with inventor William Kamkwamba

Catching up with inventor William Kamkwamba

Inventor and author William Kamkwamba returns to the TED stage a decade after his TEDGlobal 2007 talk in which he spoke about building a windmill for his community at the age of 14. In conversation ...
Engineering Design Process STEM Challenge Work Mat

Engineering Design Process STEM Challenge Work Mat

Designed by STEMAZing Teacher Leader, Danielle Swartz, this work mat allows students to work through the engineering design process as they use it for any STEM challenge ...
Epic! for Educators

Epic! for Educators

Instantly Access 35,000 eBooks, Learning Videos, Quizzes and more for K-5! ...
Learning to Fly Jagwing Walkalong Gliders with Slater Harrison (beta)

Learning to Fly Jagwing Walkalong Gliders with Slater Harrison (beta)

Static Cling Issues with Jagwings - a real possibility in the dry desert! ...
NASA Bernoulli's Principle - Museum in a Box

NASA Bernoulli’s Principle – Museum in a Box

Be careful! Sometimes NASA is wrong. In this document, it claims air moving across the top and bottom of the wing must reach trailing edge of the wing at the same time. This is a ...
NC State Engineering Design Process

NC State Engineering Design Process

One of our favorite versions of the Engineering Design Process, especially the part of failure! ...
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (adult, young readers, and picture book versions)

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (adult, young readers, and picture book versions)

The phenomenal story of William Kamkwamba who taught himself how to generate electricity using science and engineering and then designed and built his own wind turbine. Shares the harsh realities of famine when people do ...
The NEED Project

The NEED Project

The NEED Project is the BEST place to find developmentally appropriate curriculum for all energy topics!!! ...
The NEED Project - Wind Curriculum - FREE to download!

The NEED Project – Wind Curriculum – FREE to download!

With curriculum for Primary, Elementary, Intermediate, and Secondary, which is FREE to download, you can engage students of all ages using the teacher developed lessons! ...
The Science Toy Maker - Slater Harrison

The Science Toy Maker – Slater Harrison

From Walkalong Gliders, like the new Jagwing, to making your own helicopter propellers out of 2-liter soda bottles, this is a makers dream site! ...
Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen

Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen

Violet is a science-loving girl inventor with a flair for the air! ...
Wild Robot

Wild Robot

When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. Why is she there? Where did she come from? And, most important, how will ...
William Kamkwamba: How I built a windmill

William Kamkwamba: How I built a windmill

William's original TED talk when he was 19 years old. When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he ...
Wind Turbine Design Challenge

Wind Turbine Design Challenge

For the wind turbine design challenge, the following materials were used. Click to visit suppliers of equipment unless store is noted. KidWind Basic Turbine Building Parts 1" PVC coupler (hardware store) Duct Tape (dollar store) ...

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