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KidWind Drivetrain Set

Order code: KW-DS
Purchase QTY: (Each)1+    
Scientrific's price  $19.00    
Note: Prices do NOT include GST

Connect a wind turbine hub to a nacelle with a drivetrain set.
The KidWind Drivetrain Set features the hex driveshaft, Hub Quick Connect, hex locks and wooden spool used in the KW-AWX Advanced Wind Experiment Kit. These materials can be very helpful if you are designing your own turbine for a science fair or classroom experiment.

The attached Hub Quick Connect makes it a breeze to interchange hubs and rotor designs on a geared or weight-lifting wind turbine.

Note: This set will NOT work with the Basic Wind Experiment Kit Weightlifter Nacelle.

• Work with KidWind Hub and gears
• Build an experimental wind turbine
• Replace parts for the KW-AWX Advanced Wind Experiment Kit

• Exploring energy transformations
• Understanding ratios
• Understanding simple machines
• Understanding the relationship between energy and forces
• Understanding forces and motion
• Developing and using physical models
• Optimising designs

Materials included:
• 1 x Hex Lock
• 1 x Spool Hourglass 9.5mm drilled
• 1 x Hex Shaft 205mm with Hub Quick Connect

•Size of hexagonal driveshaft: 3.6mm

Q Will the driveshaft bend on my wind turbine?
A Probably not! This driveshaft is made from Allen wrench steel so it is super strong!

Q Will this drivetrain work with the wind turbine hub?
A Yes, the hub is designed to interface with the attached Hub Quick Connect.

Download the current Vernier K-12 Catalogue
Download the current Vernier University Catalogue

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

  • Warranty: 5 years

    Last edited 4th Feb 2020

    This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
    ACSSU190 - Physical Sciences - Energy Conservation - Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers and transformations
    ACSSU219 - Physical Sciences - Alternative Energies - Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity
    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
    ACSSU155 - Physical Sciences - Energy Forms - Energy appears in different forms, including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and energy transformations and transfers cause change within systems
    ACSSU182 - Physical Sciences - Energy Transfer - Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models
    Click a curriculum code to see other products that relate.

    Works with:
    KW-AWXKidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit (A0012)from $374.00 plus GST
    KW-AWXCKidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit Class Packfrom $944.00 plus GST
    KW-WTH10KidWind Wind Turbine Hub Pack of 10from $168.00 plus GST
    KW-GEARKidWind Gear Set with Spoolfrom $22.00 plus GST