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MacGyver Windmill STEM Kit for 10 Windmills

Order code: SC1160-10
Purchase QTY: (Each)1+    
Scientrific's price  $85.00    
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Use common household materials to build a windmill and experiment with wind power. Explore the engineering behind blade design and windmill construction.

This kit contains enough materials for 10-30 students to build 10 windmills and requires approximately 2 class periods.

Recommended year range: Years 6 to 12

• Wooden dowel
• Plastic sleeves
• Foam cylinders
• Skewers
• Index cards
• String
• Cups
• Washers
• Wooden spools with three diameters

Additional materials required:
• Electric fan
• Tape and/or hot glue gun
• Scissors

Note: To encourage students to investigate wind power, alternative blade materials can also be used eg: paper cups, scrap cardboard, house sale signs, pie pans and really anything that will catch the wind.

This product replaces RL-MACGX.
Based on a product originally produced by REcharge Labs.

Last edited 1st May 2018

This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
ACSSU076 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Moving - Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance
ACSSU219 - Physical Sciences - Alternative Energies - Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity
ACSSU097 - Physical Sciences - Electrical Circuits - Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and can be generated from a range of sources
ACSSU117 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Machines - Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object
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RL-MACGX_1463710875.jpgIndicative Image of an assembled Windmill, materials supplied will vary from those pictured.