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K-12 Education Resources


NWI is committed to creating Wind Power and Sustainable Energy active learning opportunities for K-12 students. We're fostering a love for science and introducing students to global environmental issues.

Resources for Teachers

Request a Classroom Visit

Have a group of students and instructors visit your classroom  to give a wind lesson about  power, atmospheric science, and renewable energy. To request a visit, click here: 

Classroom Visit Button

Learn About the 1970 Lubbock Tornado

Learn more about the 1970 Tornado that helped create NWI through http://www.lubbocktornado1970.com/ . Teach your students about severe weather preparedness:

National Weather Service Tornado Safety Checklist

National Weather Service Thunderstorm Safety Checklist

National Weather Service Flood Safety Checklist

National Weather Service Power Outage Checklist

National Weather Service Pet Safety in Disasters Checklist