How Do Windmills Work? - Lesson for Kids


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What is another name for a windmill?

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1. How tall are most windmills?

2. Why are windmills important sources of electricity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo measure your knowledge of what windmills are and how they produce electricity. The questions also ask you to recall the height of most windmills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you will be tested on the following topics:

  • Another name for a windmill
  • Why windmills are important sources of electricity
  • How windmills produce electricity
  • The best locations for windmills

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the related lesson on windmills
  • Interpreting information - verify that you understand the height of the majority of windmills
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of facts like where windmills are located

Additional Learning

To learn more about the science of windmills, review the How Do Windmills Work? - Lesson for Kids. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • What windmills are
  • An important characteristic of wind power
  • How windmills work
  • The name of a large group of windmills