Wind Songs

Timlynn Babitsky | Wind for Kids,Wind Music | Saturday, March 15th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
I’ve been on a hunt for songs and music with the beauty of wind as the theme. There are certainly a number of songs about the terrible power of wind. You know, sinking ships, blowing away dreams and that kind of thing. I posted my query to one of the best folk music websites thinking there MUST be some great ”good wind” folk songs….and three songs were immediately posted in reply: (more…)

A very, VERY small turbine

Timlynn Babitsky | Wind for Kids | Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
A fully functioning, electricity-producing wind turbine standing only 8 inches tall? The PicoTurbine teaches wind energy concepts to kids from grade 5 to adult. It’s been used by major universities like MIT and Caltech for summer youth programs, comes with teacher’s guide and more. (more…)

Wind for Schools Montana – Needs your Help

Timlynn Babitsky | Wind for Kids | Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
The Department of Energy has selected Montana as one of five states to participate in the inaugural year of the Wind for Schools Program. While the Program has received a three-year commitment from DOE to fund Host School curriculum development and the establishment of a Wind Applications Center (WAC) at MSU-Bozeman the program is in danger. (more…)