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Vernier KidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit
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Discover advanced concepts of wind turbine technology by testing different blade designs, gear ratios, generators, and devices to measure electrical and weightlifting power.

$199.00 - $502.00

Specifications

For Use With (Application) Teaching advanced concepts of wind turbine technology
Height (English) 24 in.
Height (Metric) 61 cm
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Includes: Gear Set with Spool, Wind Turbine Generator with Wires, High Torque Generator with Wires, Motor Mount Pack, Wind Turbine Hub, Power Output Board, Main Body Half, Tower Base Leg, Tower Base Locking Ring, Tower Base Hub, Plastic Weightlifter Bucket, 250mLl Graduated Cylinder, Blade Pitch Protractor, 20 in. Wood Tower, 0.5 in. Washer, Small Water Pump, 12 in. x 1/4 in. Clear Tubing, 8 in. Hex Shaft with Hub Quick Connect, 1/4 in. x 5 in. Dowels, Power Output Pack, 3 x 12 in. x 3/32 in. Balsa Wood Sheet, 3 x 12 in. Chipboard Blade Sheet, 4 ft. String

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Kit, Advanced Wind Experiment, Classroom Pack 3 turbines, extra hubs, and blade consumables for approximately 24 students
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KWAWX
Kit, Advanced Wind Experiment Wind turbine, hubs, and blade consumables
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Description

Description

  • Recommended for college, high school, and middle school science
  • Students can construct blades to generate electricity, lift weights, and pump water
  • For grades 7-12 and is all inclusive
  • Height: 24 in.
  • Maximum blade diameter: 36 in. (with provided materials)
  • Maximum number of blades: 12
  • Expected power output: 0 to 2 watts
  • Number of different gear ratios: 3
  • Table or floor space needed: 18 in. diameter circle
  • Also available in classroom pack: includes three turbines, extra hubs, and blade consumables for approximately 24 students

Activities: Design turbine blades
Generate electricity
Measure power output
Lift weights, pump water, charge capacitor
Drag race cars with weights
Build generators (with GenPack add-on)
Produce more power than the basic kit
Compare airfoils and flat blades
Explore torque vs. speedConcepts: Understanding clean energy
Exploring energy transformations
Understanding relationship between energy and forces
Developing and using physical models
Understanding differences between energy and power
Collecting data with advanced tools
Using mathematics to explain and understand data

Warranty and Services

5-years limited

Specifications

Specifications

Teaching advanced concepts of wind turbine technology
24 in.
61 cm
SDS
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