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February 8, 2011

Teachers learn about wind energy

Filed under: News,Wind Energy — Tags: , — Georgia Romig @ 11:12 am

Here’s a neat article we found by Michelle Mitchell at The Desert Sun. Here’s an excerpt!

About 30 Coachella Valley teachers spent their Saturday learning how to incorporate lessons on wind energy into their classrooms.

Representatives from the KidWind Project presented the workshop, which taught educators the principles of wind energy, provided ways to include these lessons in the curriculum and gave them materials to build miniature, working windmills.

“My goal is to have teachers become more aware of this form of renewable energy,” particularly because of the visible presence of wind turbines in the Coachella Valley, said Larry McLaughlin, who heads College of the Desert’s Energy Enterprise Center in Palm Springs where the training was held.

You can read the rest of the article here.

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