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Exploring Wind Energy (Secondary)

Exploring Wind Energy (Secondary)

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Grades 9-12

These hands-on, critical thinking activities help students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the scientific, economic, environmental, technological, and societal aspects of wind energy. Students are challenged to design the optimum blades for a turbine and consider the best place to locate a turbine. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a class set of 30 Student Guides, and the materials necessary to conduct the activities, including two KidWind Geared Turbines.

Student and Teacher guides are also available in PDF format as a FREE download.

Genecon Booklet

 

Options
Exploring Wind Energy Kit with 1 Teacher & 30 Student Guides  $550.00
One Teacher & One Student Guide  $5.00
Class Set of 30 Student Guides  $50.00
Class Set of Exploring Wind Energy Consumables  $55.00

Materials In Exploring Wind Energy Kit
2 Alligator Clips
1 Anemometer
30 Binder clips
1 Compass
1 Genecon
1 Roll masking tape
2 Multimeters
30 Pencils
75 Snow cone cups
1 Box straight pins
100 Extra-long straws
40 Small straws
1 Wind gauge
1 Wind vane
KidWind™ Kit*
30 Student Guides


*KidWind™ Kit Materials
Blade materials sheets (balsa and corrugated plastic sheets)
150 Dowels
10 Airfoil blades
10 Hubs
2 Tower and base setups
2 Geared nacelles
1 Power output pack
2 Gear sets
1 Sandpaper sheet
1 Visual Voltmeter
Blade pitch protractor

Materials In Class Set of Exploring Wind Energy Consumables
30 Binder clips
30 Pencils
75 Snow cone cups
1 Box straight pins
100 Extra-long straws
40 Small straws
72 Dowel Rods

 

Additional materials are available at www.need.org/windmaterials

Also available as an e-publication:    Teacher Guide    Student Guide

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