Inspire your students to think about a future career and link learning about wind energy and electricity to the real-world, with this job-role card.
Use this career-focused resource to learn about the role of a wind turbine technician. Use the job role card to learn what the role is and which qualifications are needed. Your class will meet Nikil to learn how he got his role and why he likes his job.
This resource highlights alternative career pathways into STEM and could be used to supplement a science or technology lesson or used in a form time.
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Watch Wendy, a stakeholder engagement advisor (who works in offshore wind) at work and find out about the knowledge and skills she needs for success.
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Link the science of energy stores and transfers to generating electricity from the wind, before taking on the challenge to plan a new wind farm.
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Look-cover-write-check knowledge of energy transfers, electricity, and the wind, using this knowledge organiser and check-learning sheet.
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