Windmill STEM Challenge

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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22 pages
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In this STEM challenge, students build windmills to harness the wind and investigate alternative energy sources. Students will learn about wind energy and the history of windmills as they build, test, and improve a windmill to see how much mass it can lift.

What's Included?

- Detailed Teacher directions for running the activity

- Student worksheets to guide students through the engineering design process

- Reading passages about the history of windmills and wind turbines

- Sample projects and windmill ideas

- Extension Activities to test variables and apply the activity to the physics principles of work and power.


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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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