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Power in Practice and Theory
1 - 2 hrs
Beginner
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Students will learn to determine the amount of theoretical, mathematically calculated, power in the wind reaching a turbine and compare it to the actual production of the school turbine. Students will use the data to determine the efficiency of the school turbine. They can then use this information to discuss the positives and negatives of the school wind turbine.

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Education Levels:

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Middle School 7 - 8


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High School 9 - 12


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College


Subjects:

Engineering
STEM
Physics

Topics:

Energy Basics
Turbines
Wind & Weather