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The wind at work: an activity guide to windmills

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The Wind at Work traces the history of windmills and how their design and function have changed over time. It includes more than a dozen wind-related activities such as conducting science experiments, cooking a traditional windmiller meal, sewing windmill patterns, and keeping track of household energy use. Information on how wind turbines (modern windmills) can produce energy as an alternative to nonrenewable fossil fuels is covered as well.
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display_description "Explaining how the wind works, what windmills have contributed to the past, and why they offer environmental promise today as a source of clean, renewable energy, this revised and updated edition offers a glimpse into all the current and historical uses for wind power. Featuring new information on wind energy technology and wind farms, new photographs, and 24 wind-related activities--from keeping track of household energy use and conducting science experiments to cooking traditional meals and creating arts and crafts--this handy resource offers kids interested in the science of energy and green technologies an engaging, interactive, and contemporary overview of wind power"--
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subject_facet Windmills, Windmills -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display The wind at work : an activity guide to windmills
title_full The Wind at Work An Activity Guide to Windmills, The wind at work : an activity guide to windmills / Gretchen Woelfle, The wind at work : an activity guide to windmills / by Gretchen Woelfle
title_short The wind at work :
title_sub an activity guide to windmills
topic_facet History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Juvenile literature, Science, Windmills