Informational Literacy Task

Below is a sample Informative Literacy Task from the Defined STEM library called: "Wind Energy".

Defined STEM - Literacy Task - Wind Energy

Literacy Task : Wind Energy ( Grade 6 - 12 )

Students will need to consider the value of wind power as an alternative form of energy, and decide if it has the potential to provide enough energy to a community to make it worth the investment. How do wind turbines work in terms of converting wind to energy? What are the most critical parts of a wind turbine and why? How much energy does a typical large wind turbine produce? Where are the best locations for the placement of a wind turbine(s)? How does the energy get from the turbine to the community? What concerns for the environment do wind mills present? Do wind turbines offer energy cost savings for consumers?

  • Advantages of wind power touted.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 8.9

    Common Core Band Flesch-Kincaid The Lexile Framerwork®
    6th - 8th 6.51 - 10.34 925 - 1185
    9th - 10th 8.32 - 12.12 1050 - 1335
  • How wind energy works.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 9.1

    Common Core Band Flesch-Kincaid The Lexile Framerwork®
    6th - 8th 6.51 - 10.34 925 - 1185
    9th - 10th 8.32 - 12.12 1050 - 1335
  • Why wind power for North Carolina.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 11.2

    Common Core Band Flesch-Kincaid The Lexile Framerwork®
    9th - 10th 8.32 - 12.12 1050 - 1335
    11th - CCR 10.34 - 14.2 1185 - 1385
  • Wind energy as a significant source of electricity.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 10.7

    Common Core Band Flesch-Kincaid The Lexile Framerwork®
    9th - 10th 8.32 - 12.12 1050 - 1335
    11th - CCR 10.34 - 14.2 1185 - 1385
  • Wind energy basics.

    Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 12

    Common Core Band Flesch-Kincaid The Lexile Framerwork®
    9th - 10th 8.32 - 12.12 1050 - 1335
    11th - CCR 10.34 - 14.2 1185 - 1385