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The holiday season comes with a lot of extra costs. Costs for gifts, food, parties and even added energy usage. This year let your kids help reduce the amount of energy that you have to purchase from your local utility company. They can utilize PicoTurbine Windmill Kits to generate enough energy to run a television,…
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Sometimes it is a good idea to return to the basics of science activities. Classic Picoturbine windmills, for example, offer activities that will enhance any program for renewable energy education in the classroom. You can use these turbines to experiment with wind energy and renewable energy concepts.
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 Why is it a good idea to create a windmill science fair project?  Windmill science fair projects are a great option for students for a number of reasons. The most practical reason is that there is a huge need for the development of clean and inexpensive energy right now. Students that work on wind energy…
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 What can windmills be used for?  Windmills are a very practical energy tool that has been used for centuries by humans to do difficult jobs. They are based on a very basic science principle that transfers wind energy to mechanical energy, and in some cases which then transfers mechanical energy into electrical energy. When you…
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  How do you measure windmill efficiency?  In order to answer this question it is necessary to first define what efficiency is. Efficiency, in regards to energy production, is the ratio or energy output compared to energy input, or in layman’s terms the ratio between how much of one type of energy is produced by…
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  How do you make a small windmill for a science fair project? Windmills have been used for centuries to harness the power of the wind to do work. In the past they have been used to power grain and wood mills, as well as to draw water up from wells. Today the application of…
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How can a windmill generate electricity? The windmill generates electricity through the conversion of mechanical energy into electrical energy. This is done in a two stage process. The first process is the production of mechanical energy. This energy is produced by harnessing the power of the wind, which is done by having the wind move…
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Can I complete a windmill science fair project for under $25? Money concerns are a common issue when students enter a science fair. This concern is usually addressed, however, by the rules of the science fair. These rules will usually put a cap on how much money can be spent on a project. This cap…
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  How do I organize my windmill science fair project?   This is a question that you need to ask yourself if you plan on entering a windmill project in your school or local science fair. Organization of your project will not only impact how quickly you can complete your project, but it will also…
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