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KidWind Challenge in Kansas Kicks Off Season

KidWind Challenges in KS and CA kick off 32 nationwide events that lead to the 2017 Nationals in Anaheim, CA.

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KidWind Challenge coming to Boardman

A national program dedicated to teaching kids about the benefits and mechanics of wind energy is coming to Boardman, OR.

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KidWind Challenge 2017 and Renewable Energy Career

With the threat of global climate change and the global energy crisis, the U.S. and the world are realizing the need to use more renewable energies to produce our electricity and fuel our vehicles. As the need has increased, the renewable energy field has experienced great growth.

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College of the Desert Hosts KidWind Teacher Worksh

The Seventh Annual KidWind 'Wind Energy Workshop for Educators' is set for Saturday, November 5 in Palm Desert.

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Botetourt students place in national KidWind chall

Ten Botetourt students from The Learning Barn traveled to New Orleans for the National KidWind Challenge on May 23 to 24. The students were members of two teams, named Off the Grid and Green Lightning. To prepare, the students spent months working around school and sports schedules to research, design, and engineer small-scale wind turbines.

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EWEB sends team to Nationals

Check out the video this team made of their trip to New Orleans.

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S-O students participate in national wind turbine

SIBLEY, Iowa — A Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School team was pleasantly surprised when it was informed it would be competing in a national wind turbine competition in New Orleans, La.

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Charlottesville team places in KidWind Challenge

NEW ORLEANS (NEWSPLEX) -- Some Charlottesville middle school students competed in national challenge and came in second.

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Kids find the answer blowing in the wind at

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- It's the annual National KidWind Challenge. Student teams from middle schools and high schools around the country are

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Kimbark students powered by passion, compete in...

Students at Kimbark Elementary had a unique opportunity to learn about wind energy when they were asked to participate in the national KidWind Challenge. Cody Haddad (5th grade), William Christenson (4th grade) and Kenay Aguilera (4th grade),

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KW Challenge: Build a turbine, learn about wind

It is the ultimate challenge: build a team, engineer a turbine, learn about wind power, and test your creation in a wind tunnel to calculate its output power.

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S-O students rise to a Kidwind challenge, prepare

SIBLEY, Iowa — Students from Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School and their teacher, Dave Johnson, will board a plane later this month bound for New Orleans.

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Oxford students take on KidWind Challenge

In the spring, 13 Oxford students accepted the KidWind Challenge and worked in teams to create their own unique wind turbines.

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Local student team headed to national wind turbine

A team of four homeschooled teens from the Rome chapter of NY Loving Education at Home (LEAH) has been invited to the National KidWind Challenge wind turbine design competition in New Orleans on May 23-24, representatives of the Rome LEAH group has announced.

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GE's KidWind Challenge event held in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY -- More than 100 students from 18 schools across the Capital Region took part in GE’s KidWind Challenge Saturday in Schenectady.

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14 Botetourt students headed to National Challenge

Wendy Grimshaw, owner of The Learning Barn, shares this photo and writes: "I wanted to share with you about the success of 14 Botetourt students who have been participating in the KidWind teams at The Learning Barn this spring.

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Students participate in wind turbine competition

WINGATE - When it comes to competition, middle school students in the Londonderry School science club said it’s “friendly.”

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Bobby Duke Middle students Coachella win KidWind

Broken blades, a malfunctioning generator and twisted wires all on the day of competition didn't prevent students at Bobby Duke Middle School in Coachella Valley Unified School District from winning the KidWind wind turbine competition in Desert Hot Springs this past weekend.

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Copley High students qualify for national KidWind

COPLEY — Copley High School juniors Craig Smith and Brendan Slazinski got welcome news recently when they learned a wind turbine built in their engineering and design class last year qualified the pair to compete in the 2016 National KidWind Challenge in May.

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Students compete in STEM competition

GARDEN CITY - Middle school students learned to use the power of wind in an engineering competition. The KidWind Challenge was held Wednesday at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City. The competition is in its fifth year.

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Chester County Middle School Students Win KidWind

Three West Chester middle-schoolers are the recent winners of a global competition. The trio of Stetson Middle School students won a global wind energy technology competition coordinated each month by the KidWind Project.

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BEA students showcase work at science fair

Bald Eagle Area eighth-grade student Dylan Roberts operates a windmill he made with a group of classmates. It was showcased at a science fair at the high school Thursday night. The project will be entered in the KidWind Challenge competition March 19.

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Winslow students win Maine KidWind Challenge

Winslow Junior High School’s STEM class students recently traveled to the University of Southern Maine in Portland to compete in the Maine KidWind Challenge, according to a news release from the school.

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Students raise money towards national competition

ROME (WSYR-TV) A group of students in Rome are asking for help in taking their team to the national KidWind Challenge. The group, called the Rome LEAH Wind Hunters built a miniature wind turbine to test power output. The team won first place at both the Mohawk Valley Technology Schowcase at SUNY Polytechnic Institute and the General Electric Competition in Schenectady.

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Kid Wind Competition

These students represented Ridge View at the Kid Wind competition Wednesday, April 6th, in Cherokee. Pictured are, front left to right: Anthony Humpal, Chase Zahner, Josie Avery, Juliana DeLaO, and Audrey Kalin. Middle: Chance Evans and Connor Naberhaus.

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Sioux City students celebrate Earth Day

SIOUX CITY | Earth Day is synonymous with the phrase, “reduce, reuse, recycle,” but Sioux City Schools elementary students learned that there’s much more to conservation. The district and Western Iowa Tech Community College on Thursday teamed up to bring the Earth Day KidWind Festival to fourth- and fifth-graders.

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Bath County students heading to nationals

BATH Co, Va. (WDBJ7) Eight Bath County High School students are headed to New Orleans for the 2016 National KidWind Challenge. Tuesday night the students received donations from the Bath County Economic Development Council and a Cincinnati-based company called The Normandy Group to help get them there.

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Students headed to national wind competition

BOTETOURT CO., Va. (WDBJ7) A group of students in Botetourt County is getting ready for a national competition testing their engineering skills.

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