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KidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit (VR129616)

£330.00

Experiment Ideas


Activities 

  • Design turbine blades
  • Generate electricity
  • Lift weights
  • Measure power output
  • Light LEDs
  • Drag race cars with weights
  • Pump water
  • Explore gear ratios
  • Build generators (with GenPack add-on)
  • Produce more power than the basic kit
  • Compare airfoils and flat blades
  • Explore torque vs. speed
  • Charge capacitors

Concepts

  • 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

Lessons, Tips and Challenges

Download lessons, learn tips for building turbines, and check out the KidWind Challenges. Go to KidWind.org

Click here to Download Manual


 

 


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What's Included

  • 1 x Gear Set with Spool
  • 1 x Wind Turbine Generator with Wires
  • 1 x High Torque Generator with Wires
  • 2 x Motor Mount Pack
  • 1 x Wind Turbine Hub
  • 1 x Power Output Board
  • 2 x Main Body Half
  • 3 x Tower Base Leg
  • 1 x Tower Base Locking Ring
  • 1 x Tower Base Hub
  • 1 x Plastic Weightlifter Bucket
  • 1 x 250 ml Graduated Cylinder
  • 1 x Blade Pitch Protractor
  • 1 x 20″ Wood Tower
  • 25 x 1/2″ Washer
  • 1 x Small Water Pump
  • 1 x 12″ x 1/4″ Clear Tubing
  • 1 x 8″ Hex Shaft with Hub Quick Connect
  • 25 x 1/4″ x 5″ Dowels
  • 1 x Power Output Pack
  • 5 x 3″ x 12″ x 3/32″ Balsa Wood Sheet
  • 10 x 3″ x 12″ Chipboard Blade Sheet
  • 1 x 4′ String