Demonstrate the power of the wind with an affordable and rugged wind turbine.
The KidWind Mini Wind Turbine with Blade Design allows students to explore basic wind energy production and blade design concepts such as pitch, area, mass, quantity, and material on a desk using a small house fan. This kit is the recommended kit to use with Investigating Wind Energy.
The KidWind Mini Wind Turbine is a simple easy-to-build turbine with an optimally designed, efficient blade set that can light an LED bulb using a small house fan.
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Height: 12 in
Maximum blade diameter: 8 in (Mini Turbine), 16 in. (with blade design option)
Expected power output: 0-1 watts
Table of floor space needed: 6 in. diameter circle