Wind Energy Explorations

Wind Energy Explorations

Wind Energy Explorations

$20.00

Examine renewable energy, wind power, and engineering design with these nine, downloadable experiments written for middle school science. Suitable for grades 4–8.

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Wind Energy Explorations consists of nine wind energy experiments for students to study renewable energy and wind power and practice engineering design. Using the Wind Energy Explorations Go Direct® Package, which includes Go Direct Energy, a Vernier Resistor Board, and the KidWind Basic Experiment Kit, and Graphical Analysis 4 app, students will gain an understanding of energy, circuits, and loads as they explore wind energy.

Topics Include

  • Renewable energy
  • Wind power
  • Engineering design

Table of Contents

ExperimentSuggested Products
1Energy TransformationKidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
2Measuring Wind EnergyGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
3Exploring Wind TurbinesGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
4Wind Turbines: Effect of LoadGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit, Vernier Resistor Board
5Blade Variable: PitchGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
6Blade Variable: QuantityGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
7Blade Variable: AreaGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit
8Blade Variable: ShapeGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit, Vernier Resistor Board
9Engineering Project: Max PowerGo Direct® Energy Sensor, KidWind Basic Wind Experiment Kit, Vernier Resistor Board

What's Included

Electronic Version

  • 9 ready-to-use student experiments
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis 4
  • 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
  • Complete equipment and supplies list
  • A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

Support

Contact Us

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  • Email: support@vernier.com
  • Toll-free: 1-888-837-6437

Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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