Investigating Wind Energy

Investigating Wind Energy

Investigating Wind Energy

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The Investigating Wind Energy lab book contains 10 hands-on, engaging wind energy experiments for elementary students and a culminating wind energy engineering project.

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Students explore wind energy through the use of the KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design and an energy sensor or you can use the Investigating Wind Energy Go Direct® Package. Topics covered include energy transfer; basic electric circuits; and the effect of blade variables such as pitch, shape, quantity, mass, and material.

Table of Contents

ExperimentSuggested Products
1Introduction to Wind TurbinesKidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, KidWind Sound and Light Board
2Exploring Wind EnergyKidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, KidWind Sound and Light Board
3Introduction to the Vernier Energy SensorGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, KidWind Sound and Light Board
4Wind Turbine Output: The Effect of LoadGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
5Exploring Wind Turbine BladesGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
6Blade Design: PitchGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
7Blade Design: AreaGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
8Blade Design: QuantityGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
9Blade Design: MassGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
10Blade Design: MaterialGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board
11Project: Power Up!Go Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind MINI Wind Turbine with Blade Design, Vernier Resistor Board

What's Included

Electronic Version

  • 10 ready-to-use student experiments and a culminating engineering project
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis 4, Logger Lite, and LabQuest App
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences

 

Printed Lab Book

When you buy the printed lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the electronic version, plus a printed copy of the book.

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Sample Download

Preview “Blade Design: Pitch” from Investigating Wind Energy. The preview download includes student instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.

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