Will Wind Work? - lesson plan 7-11s
Discover what wind energy could do for your school in this lesson plan.
Discover the mechanics of a wind turbine and consider the benefits of this energy source. Carry out a school survey, collect data and evaluate it to see if there is a potential site for a wind turbine. Explore opportunities in the local community for fundraising and awareness events.Download (126 kb)
Teaching should develop pupils’ understanding of democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Pupils should use and apply their knowledge and understanding whilst developing skills to research and interrogate evidence, debate and evaluate viewpoints, present reasoned arguments and take informed action.
Personal and Social Development:
Personal and Social Education
Pupils should understand:
Environment and Society
Developing Pupils as Contributors to Society
Learning for Life and Work
Pupils should be informed about playing an active and meaningful part in the life of the community and be concerned about the wider environment.
Local and Global Citizenship Unit
Language and Literacy
Pupils should be informed about using ICT to create, organise, refine and present ideas combining text, sound, or graphics, for example, create an electronic