Wind Energy: Exploring Wind Farms with Google Earth

In this activity, students use Google Earth to investigate ideal features of wind farms.

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Depending educator's level of comfort with integrating technology into the curriculum, this introductory level activity using Google Earth would be a good one. This lesson, combined with others, could supplement existing content or with the other lessons in this curricula [link http://www.ei.lehigh.edu/eli/energy/index.html] be combined for a more robust content coverage.

Less tech-savvy students may need assistance following the steps to utilize the Google Earth files.