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Energy from the Wind (Intermediate)

Energy from the Wind (Intermediate)

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Grade 6-8

Intermediate students develop a comprehensive understanding of wind formation, wind energy, and electricity generation from wind through reading, critical thinking activities, hands-on investigations, and engineering challenges. The kit comes with a Teacher Guide, a Student Guide, 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.

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

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

Genecon Booklet

- Energy from the Wind Kit w/ 1 Teacher & 1 Student Guide  $550.00
- One Teacher & One Student Guide  $5.00
- Class Set of Energy from the Wind Consumables  $55.00
- Wind Can Do Work Mini-Kit $6.00

Materials in Energy From the Wind 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
30 Small straws
1 Digital Anemometer
1 Wind vane
1 Set of Teacher & Student Guides
1 KidWind™ Kit 
- 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
- Blade pitch protractor

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

Materials in Wind Can Do Work Mini-Kit
Suitable for 1 student or small group
1 Foam Cup
10 paper clips
1 Stirrer straw
1 Long straw
1.5’ String
1 Binder Clip
2 Straight pins

Additional wind energy resources available here.

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