Wind Energy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

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The uneven heating of land and water causes the movement of air that we call _____.

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1. _____ can capture the power of the wind and convert it into electricity.

2. Wind turbines can be grouped together into _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you've ever stepped outside on a breezy day and felt your hair flying around, you know what this quiz and worksheet are all about. The questions on the quiz will test you on what the movement of air is called and what people use to get energy from it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests on:

  • What do we get when Earth's air is heated and cooled unevenly
  • Which kind of machine makes electric power from wind energy
  • Where some people have put these machines

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about what we call wind energy, since we'll never run out of it
  • Information recall - remember what you read about what machines that turn wind energy into electricity
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to describe what we call a place where there are many wind-catching machines all grouped together

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