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How Wind Power Works

How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.

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Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!

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from eHow

How to Make a Handheld Windmill

Wind & Other Alternative Energy Sources are best for everyone! http://www.ElectricSaver1200.com/blog/

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Subscribe to the "It's Okay to be Smart" page on You Tube. This is just one example of a video you could use in your classroom. What is Wind? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios

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from InventorSpot.com

Want To Create More Energy From Wind? Build A Tree

Want To Create More Energy From Wind? Build A Tree ... see more at InventorSpot.com

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Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

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