Wind for Schools: A National Data and Curricula Development Activity for Schools (Poster)

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As the United States dramatically expands wind energy deployment, the industry is challenged with developing a skilled workforce and addressing public resistance. Wind Powering America?s Wind for Schools project addresses these issues by: 1) Developing Wind Application Centers (WACs) at universities; WAC students assist in implementing school wind turbines and participate in wind courses. 2) Installing small wind turbines at community 'host' schools. 3) Implementing teacher training with interactive curricula at each host school.

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Baring-Gould, I. May 1, 2011.

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As the United States dramatically expands wind energy deployment, the industry is challenged with developing a skilled workforce and addressing public resistance. Wind Powering America?s Wind for Schools project addresses these issues by: 1) Developing Wind Application Centers (WACs) at universities; WAC students assist in implementing school wind turbines and participate in wind courses. 2) Installing small wind turbines at community 'host' schools. 3) Implementing teacher training with interactive curricula at each host school.

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  • Presented at the WINDPOWER 2011 Conference & Exhibition, 22-25 May 2011, Anaheim, California; Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

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  • Report No.: NREL/PO-7A20-51206
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
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Baring-Gould, I. Wind for Schools: A National Data and Curricula Development Activity for Schools (Poster), article, May 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834635/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.