Basic Wind Experiment Kit (A0018)

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Basic Wind Experiment Kit (A0018)
Educational Materials Physics Educational Materials Mechanics Learning Activities
Explore wind energy affordably and easily.

  • Create blades for wind turbines
  • Design applications for wind power
  • Grades 4 - 12
This kit, one of our most popular, allows young scientists to test a variety of blade designs, generate electricity, and lift weights. The Basic Wind Experiment Kit has all the materials you need to get started understanding wind power. You provide the wind, basic tools, and your imagination. Great for grades 4–12 and groups, as well as individual science fair projects.

Classroom Pack:
The classroom pack option includes 3 turbines and extra hubs, blade consumables, power output devices (for approximately 24 students).

Height: 24 in
Maximum blade diameter: 36 in (with provided materials)
Maximum number of blades: 12
Expected power output: 0–1 watts
Number of different nacelles: 2

Activities and Concepts:
Design turbine blades
Generate electricity
Lift weights
Measure power output
Light LEDs
Compare different designs
Explore torque vs. speed
Charge capacitors
Understanding clean energy
Exploring energy transformations
Exploring the relationship between energy and forces
Developing and using physical models
Understanding differences between energy and power
Collecting data with advanced tools
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics to explain and understand data
Designing controlled experiments
Optimizing designs.