Lesson 1 Part 2. Leif Catches the wind. Vocabulary Review. Anemometer Beaufort scale Energy Engineer Engineering Design Process Fisk Mechanical engineering Technology Vejr Wind Windmill Wind turbine. Anemometer: An instrument used to measure the speed of the wind.
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Leif Catches the wind
Beaufort scale: a rating scale used to measure wind speed through observations.
Engineer: A person who uses his or her creativity and understanding of mathematics and science to design things that solve problems.
Mechanical engineering: The branch of engineering that deals with the design and performance of machines.
Technology: Any thing, system, or process that deals with the design and performance of machines.
Windmill: A machine that harnesses the energy of the wind to do useful work.
Wind turbine: A kind of windmill that changes the energy of air (wind) into electrical energy
1. Why does Leif feel better when he watches his pet fish?
2. Why was it important for Leif to keep a weather notebook?
3. Why are the fish in Dana’s pond pumping their gills hard?
4. What did the author mean when she wrote about Leif watching his kite “swim”?
Complete worksheet pages 1-3 and 1-6
Using blocks, build the highest hollow tower.