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TeacherGeek Wind Lift Activity - 10 Pack

TeacherGeek Wind Lift Activity - 10 Pack


Item # 351369
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Recommended Grade(s): 3-12
Web Price $67.95


Harness the power of the wind in this popular environmental engineering project. Using the build guide, construct an example TeacherGeek Wind Lift to raise and lower a bucket. Cycle through the engineering and design process to develop better solutions to lift heavier loads, or increase speed. Students will learn about wind power, energy, mechanical advantage, torque and work, growing understanding and engagement through labs and competitions. Blades can be made from raiding the recycling bin, 3-D printer creations or other found materials. Excellent for inventors of all ages. Build once, tinker forever. Set of 10.

What's Included:
• 10 Hole Plates
• 50 Perpendicular Blocks
• 10 Mini Hub Assembly
• 20 5/8" Screws
• 20 Hex Nuts
• 40 Dowels
• 10 Portion Cups
• 1 300mm Slide Stop
• 1 Steel Wire (4.5")
• 100 Skewer Sticks
• 10 Mini Hub Screws

Required, but Not Included: Maker Tool Set

Optional & Consumable Supplies: Recycling bin components, tape, scissors, materials to lift

Wind Lift Activity Document Downloads
Build Guide
Wind Lift Engineering Challenges
Classroom Overview
Printable Protractor
Simple Engineering Notebook
Engineering Notebook
Example Wind Lift Engineering Notebook
Assembly Guide


  • Type: Manipulatives
  • ISBN/UPC 708747164756


Warning WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - SMALL PARTS. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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