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4-H Wind Energy Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

wind turbineWind Energy projects are designed to teach middle school aged youth about the wind and its uses. Activities include designing, creating, building and testing wind powered devices


  • Learn about the wind and how its energy is used to do work and produce electricity
  • Become aware that all energy comes originally from the sun and that it can be transformed in many ways
  • Learn how geography affects available wind power capacity
  • Explore wind power projects in various parts of the US
  • Consider the factors necessary for a successful wind power project
  • Share what has been learned with community leaders

4-H Wind Energy Curriculum

Available from the Extension office or online at 4-H Wind Energy Curriculum

The Power of the Wind Youth Guide
The Power of the Wind Video
The Power of the Wind Facilitator’s Guide

The Power of the Wind Curriculum Books & Materials Kit Bundle


National 4-H Wind Energy Resources
State 4-H Wind Energy Resources


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