Wind Turbine Construction

Learn how wind turbines are constructed in this fascinating video

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 1mins

Curriculum Objectives: 7

Subject: English

Resource Overview

This amazing time-lapse video from Ecotricity shows the construction of 3 new wind turbines at Bristol Port, Avonmouth. Fascinating and informative, it can be used as a starter for class discussions about wind energy and renewable power.

Photo © Ecotricity

Resource Assets


Wind Turbine Construction - Full length video


Curriculum Objectives

  • Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for different purposes.
  • Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers
  • Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates.
  • Select and use appropriate registers for effective communication.
  • Use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary.