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H2O Turbine

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Description

Put this water wheel under a stream of water to light a bulb – students can see the energy generated by hydropower. This is a good warm-up activity for teaching about renewable energy, Newton’s third law, rotational energy, and other topics – even history!

Requires screwdriver, sold separately, and a flowing water supply such as an indoor or outdoor faucet. Can also be used with a voltmeter, sold separately.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs, Project Kits Grades: 6-12
SKU: W35771

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What You'll Get

  • CD hub bearing set
  • 12 hydro generator blades
  • Hydro generator wheel
  • Hydro generator body tube
  • Hydro generator body parts
  • 2-volt light
  • Screws
  • Nylon washer
  • Nylon spacers
  • O-rings
  • Motor 500 with presoldered wires and bulbs
  • Hex nuts
  • Short axles
  • Pitsco gear font
  • H2O Turbine Kit User Guide

Learning Values

Science
  • Adsorption
  • Newton’s laws
  • Renewable energy
  • Solar energy
Technology
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Social impacts
Engineering
  • Data analysis and predictions
  • Modeling
  • Thermal energy
Math
  • Angles
  • Efficiency
  • Measurements

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 9-3/4" x 3-3/4" x 2-1/4"
  • Tools and Materials Required: Screwdriver and flowing water supply

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