WIND ENERGY CHALLENGE
Students working in groups of 4 design and make a wind turbine giving the maximum power input. They can vary the number of blades and their shape and size. Turbines are then tested in a wind tunnel.
Year Group: 5-6
Maximum group size per session: 40
Duration: 2-3 hours (4 hours if students also do a presentation)
Cost: 3hr workshop £220 plus materials at £40 plus transport costs; 1hr workshop £110 plus materials at £15 plus transport costs.