Wind Power! Designing a Wind Turbine
Recommend Grade: 4th (Science)
Students learn how engineers transform wind energy into electrical energy by building their own miniature wind turbines and measuring electrical current they produce. They explore how design and position affect the electrical energy production.
All kits are available in the science supply room located in the library. Check with Michelle Zamora for availability. Kits may be adapted to meet your grade level standards. Click on titles for direct links to lesson plans. Please see Ms. Cox or Ms. Threadgould for assistance or PBL extension suggestions. All kits are based on Next Generation Science Standards and CCSS.