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Eco-Wind Gen – Getting Started Package

SKU: W36309
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Description

The need for alternative energies has never been more apparent than now. Get students thinking about energy concepts through this hands-on activity. Not only do students get to build their own wind generator, but the package also contains a WinDynamo III for teacher demonstrations or advanced student explorations.

Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Wind Energy Teacher's Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 3-12

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Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Alternative energies
  • Energy transformations
  • Electricity production
Technology
  • Energy conservation
  • Social perspectives
  • Environmental perspectives
Engineering
  • Problem solving
  • Modeling
  • Technological design
Math
  • Proportions
  • Data analysis
  • Formulas

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Assembly Method: Gluing and fastening with screws
  • Material: Card stock, electric motor with leads, metal, plastic
  • Tools Required: Fan (or wind), hobby knife, scissors, screwdriver and cool-melt glue

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