Kids win $1,000 in clean energy challenge

Students compete to tap wind power

By Bethany Brookshire, 16:15 PM May 2, 2014

Wind can create a lot of energy. Just a few weeks ago, this blog covered KidWind, a company that offers free lesson plans on wind energy and the design of wind energy machines suitable for student projects. On April 26th, that company ran its first national KidWind challenge. The contestants blew the judges away with the power of their inventions.

Thirty-three middle and high school teams took part at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. The groups entered handmade wind...

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