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Wind Turbine Blades

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Groups of approximately 30 learners

Keystage 2

60-90 minutes

About the Course

Wind turbine workshops challenge students to design and build their own blades for a miniature wind turbine. This provides first-hand insight into the mechanics of wind technology, whilst facilitating discussion around climate and renewables, as well as building teamwork, problem solving and determination skills. Students then test their wind turbines effectivity using a fan and visual voltmeter to measure electricity output.


This can be part of a Power Your World session. 

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Curriculum Links: 


Computing - Understand how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system

Skills Builder Framework Links:

  • Listening 

  • Problem solving 

  • Creativity 

  • Staying positive 

  • Teamwork 

  • Aiming high 

  • Leadership

Works well in a standard classroom with a projector and screen

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Interested in booking?

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