PICOTURBINE WIND FARM SCIENCE FAIR EXPERIMENT KIT
1 – PicoTurbine Savonius Wind Turbines V4
2 – PicoTurbine Savonius Wind Turbine V3
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Features & Specifications for Wind Turbine V3
- 8” tall wind turbine
- Build your own magnetic induction generator using 4 coils and 4 magnets
- Alternating current (AC)
- Produces .5V to 5V at 150mA
- Fully functioning Savonius V3 wind turbine
- Voltage lights up a biocolor LED (included)
- No soldering is required
- Easily built in less than one hour
- Excellent for teaching about wind energy in a classroom for homeschooling
- It’s 1st rate for energy science fair projects, science reports, or just plain fun!
- 4 pre-wound coils of enamel coated copper wire
- 4 ceramic rare earth magnets, grade-5 magnets
- 1 bicolor light emitting diode (LED) with 2 leads
- *Tip: To increase power, alternatively use neodymium magnets (not included)
Additional Features & Specifications of Wind Turbine V4
- Rectification AC to DC kit
- Basic with 4 AC to DC Labs
This package teaches the following
- Building Vertical axis Windmills from the ground up
- How Windmills work together on a Wind Farm to generate a lot more power
- The difference between AC and DC power
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Background Information For Your Project Research
American Wind Energy Association.
Background Information Pertaining to Wind Farms
The most important factor to consider in the construction of a wind energy facility is the site’s wind resource. A site must have a minimum annual average wind speed in the neighborhood of 11-13 mph to even be considered.
Local weather data available from airports and meteorological stations may provide some insight as to averages.
Concerns are arising as to the ecological effect on land and landscape. Also, what impact do wind farms have on the health of all living things?
Age 12 thru College
WARNING CHOKING HAZARD- Small parts. Not for Children under 3 yrs.
WARNING CHOKING HAZARD- Toy contains a cord. Not for Children under 3 yrs.
WARNING THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS MAGNETS – Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.
WARNING! HIGH MAGNETIC FIELD. Can cause medical implants, implanted heart pacemakers and cardioverter defibrillators to cease operation. Maintain 12 inch safe distance from ion pump.
You will receive parts to build the wind turbines pictured.
The magnets break easily. To separate magnets from each other, carefully slide them apart.Warranty and Return Policy