Design a Wind Turbine

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Discover the power of wind energy. Learners design, build, and test wind blades in a hands-on experiment. They analyze the results to determine if they can make any improvements before gathering as a class to discuss their designs.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Take pupils outside to test their turbines
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires a variety of materials
  • Be sure to go over safety procedures before starting the experiment
Pros

  • Provides a description of science and engineering connections
  • Includes very detailed instructions
Cons

  • None
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