James Madison University

Individual Lesson Plans and Activities

Lesson plans are organized by category. Some lesson plans and activities have associated extension activities, materials or instructions and are included below the main link as bulleted links.

Please contact us at any time for assistance in choosing the right activity or set of activities for your classroom. We provide the ingredients and our Curriculum Coordinator is available to help you build the best recipe for bringing wind energy education to your classroom to cover whatever topics you would like to address.

A matrix of how many of these activities link to Virginia SOLs is available. If you would like to share a lesson plan or activity on this site for others to use, please contact us.

GIS/GPS and Maps


Generating Electricity

Alternative Energy Sources - Wind

Coloring Pages

Introductory Activities

Measuring the Wind

How a Wind Turbine Works

Other Wind Turbines

Community Impacts

Alternative Energy Sources - Solar

Alternative Energy Sources - Ocean