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Alliant Energy Kids
This site has almost everything you will need to know about wind power.
Wind Energy Today
Slide show describing the importance of wind turbines and wind energy.
The U.S Energy Administration explains the basics of wind and how wind power works.
Pennsyvlania Wind Facts
How many wind turbines are there in Pennsylvania?
A diagram shows how wind turbines work and quick facts provide additional interesting information, such as, "Who repairs wind turbines?"
What is Wind Power?
A brief explanation with diagrams describes how wind is used to provide energy.
What if there isn't any wind? You'll find the answer here.
Wind Energy Slide Show
There are other types of windmills other than turbines. Watch the slide to see the various ways wind can be transformed into energy.
Click on the link to open the webquest.
Use wind turbines and solar panels to light up a city.
Greenpeace challenges you to build wind turbines before time runs out.
25 Wind Farms on Google Earth
WInd Turbines - How Do They Work?
You will need to know the user name and password to access the databases. Ask your teachers for the user name and password or, if you are at home and you don't remember the user name and password, e-mail Mrs. Zajko.
When using the encyclopedias, make sure to select the encyclopedia version for your grade.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Also includes The New Book of Popular Science.
Use this to find photos of wind farms and turbines.