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Renewable Energy Science Kit
Build a working wind turbine to harness power out of thin air with this amazing science kit.
Wind is one of the most promising sources of clean, renewable energy available today. Wind energy has been used for centuries to pump water and crush grain in windmills, and is now increasingly being used to generate electricity to power our modern world.
Assemble a wind turbine complete with electric generator, adjustable rotors, and wind speed indicator
Conduct 20+ science experiments with your wind turbine... have fun experimenting with different numbers of rotor blades, different blade angles and profiles, different wind speeds, different gear ratios, and more!
Use the wind turbine to generate mechanical power to lift a heavy weight
Generate electricity to light up an LED and charge a rechargeable battery
Learn the physics of force and motion as it applies to wind power technology
Learn how to measure and calculate the different forces acting on the rotor blades by breaking them down into vectors
Discover how the sun makes the wind, providing us with an endless source of energy
Understand how different types of wind turbines and windmills work
The full-color, 32-page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information.
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A rating of Wind Power
Posted 3/27/2013 by Carol Adams
My 11-year-old nephew loves this! He put it together quickly using the very clear instructions and has really enjoyed doing the different activities with it. Another great "brain toy" for a boy with a big brain!
A rating of Wind Power
Posted 2/2/2011 by Howard Wolf
I really cannot give you an assessment of the toy. I bought it as a birthday present for my grandson. However, I must tell you that you were terrific in keeping me advised as to the delivery date. As promised, the gift came last Thursday and you even sent me an email advising me that the gift was left at the front door.
Keep up the great work. I will continue to buy from Fat Brains.
Product review of Wind Power
Posted 12/29/2010 by Loretta Bancroft
Motor did not work.
When we caught wind that the motor did not work, we contacted the manufacturer to secure a replacement for our customer. Please visit the Returns & Exchanges center for details on our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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