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KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit (VR129688)

£231.00

Experiment Ideas

Activities

  • Design turbine blades
  • Generate electricity
  • Lift weights
  • Measure power output
  • Light LEDs
  • Compare different designs
  • 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

  • Wind Turbine Generator with Wires (1)
  • Nacelle Body Half (2)
  • Motor Mount Pack (1)
  • 8″ Hex Shaft with Hub Quick Connect (1)
  • Wind Turbine Hub (1)
  • Power Output Board (1)
  • Tower Base Leg (3)
  • Tower Base Locking Ring (1)
  • Tower Base Hub (1)
  • Plastic Weightlifter Bucket (1)
  • Blade Pitch Protractor (1)
  • Hex Lock (3)
  • Spool (1)
  • 8-tooth Gear (1)
  • 32-tooth Gear (1)
  • 20″ Wood Tower (1)
  • 1/2″ Washer (25)
  • Dowels* (25)
  • Power Output Pack* (1)
  • 3″ x 12″ x 3/32″ Balsa Wood Sheet* (5)
  • 3″ x 12″ Chipboard Blade Sheet* (10)
  • 4′ String* (4)