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Hands-on Activity

Activate Wind Power

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them in a wind created by a fan.
Overview
Topic:Wind energy
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the design process
  • An exploration of how different fan blades can affect how a windmill functions
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of the engineering design process by designing windmills.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.