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From the Series Tell Me More! Science
Wind turbines take one of Earth’s natural resources and turn it into electricity. But how do these incredible machines actually work?
- Learn with an accessible, step-by-step explanation of how wind energy is turned into power that we can use in our homes
- Be WOW-ed by the size of these giant machines with fantastic facts and photos
- Understand how this type of energy can help reduce carbon emissions and protect our planet
- See engineers and scientists at work as they design and build a new wind turbine
- And join a team of technicians as they travel by boat to an offshore wind farm and climb more than 300 feet up a wind turbine’s tower to fix its giant blades
- Perfect for studying about natural resources, human impacts on earth systems, and global climate change
A high-interest read that combines jobs in science and engineering with information about eco-friendly, green methods of producing renewable energy.