KidWind Challenges consist of wind turbine and solar structure competitions for students. KidWind hosts the competition at events and online. Vernier is proud to provide assistance to KidWind Challenges. Additionally, a portion of every KidWind product purchase supports KidWind Challenges throughout the US.
When students participate in the KidWind Challenge, they will
KidWind Challenges provide students with an important opportunity to put their creativity, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of scientific concepts to work to create wind turbines and solar structures. Students leave these competitions with a deep understanding of how renewable energy works and how important this science is for a sustainable future.
Check out these resources below if you would like to help your students get involved in solar and wind KidWind Challenges in your area or learn how to host a competition of your own.
Students can participate in KidWind Challenges either online or at scheduled in-person events. For more information on how your students can participate, visit the KidWind Challenge plan web page.
Before your students get started, it is helpful to have a full understanding of the official rules for building structures for these competitions.
The KidWind Challenges are designed to help students gain a deep understanding of STEM concepts through hands-on science and data collection. While KidWind products could serve as a student’s science fair project, we leave the problem solving surrounding these challenges up to the students.