What is Wind Energy?


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What is wind energy?

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1. What is an electromagnetic generator?

2. Why is wind energy a good choice for making electricity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Wind energy is talked about more and more these days, so assess your understanding of it with this worksheet and quiz combination. The quiz asks you to provide definitions for a few important terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on these terms and concepts:

  • Wind energy as a good option for producing electricity
  • Electromagnetic generator
  • Drawback to wind energy
  • Definition of wind energy

Skills Practiced

Take some time to practice using these skills during your completion of the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about wind energy from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of electricity to understand how wind energy could still be available when the wind is not blowing
  • Defining key concepts - make certain that you can accurately define main phrases, such as wind energy and electromagnetic generator
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the positive and negative aspects of wind energy

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject by reading the accompanying lesson entitled What is Wind Energy? The objectives covered in the lesson include the following:

  • Identify other products that are used to create electricity
  • Understand how wind is created
  • Define energy
  • Learn about the use of transformers to carry electricity made from wind power