09 Feb '14, 10am

KidWind Provides A Hands-On Renewable Energy Course

KidWind Provides A Hands-On Renewable Energy Course

I’ve been passionate about educational programs for sustainability from sustainablog’s earliest days, so I wasn’t surprised at all to discover that I’d written about Minneapolis-based educational company KidWind way back in 2006. Founded by former science teacher Michael Arquin, KidWind has developed an impressive array of educational programming both for science educators wanting to introduce their students to renewable energy, and for students themselves. The KidWind Challenge , the organization’s signature program, gives students a chance to compete in building small, working wind turbines . KidWind plans to host 35 of these programs across the United States in 2014, as well as two international events. Take a look at this report from last year’s event in Alberta, Canada, to get a sense of how competition works:

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/09/kidwind-provides-hand...

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