Science Shorts: Wind at Work

by: Barbara Adams

Many children enjoy evaluating products and designing improvements. Activities that promote investigation and product design lend themselves to assessments that demonstrate communication skills, focus on reasoning ability, and illustrate levels of conceptual understanding. In the following lesson, Wind at Work, students explore concepts of energy transfer, conduct simple investigations, plan design modifications, and communicate results.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2008Stock # sc08_045_08_54Volume 045Issue 08

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