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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Wind Farm Kit

Item # 180964 Exclusive

How can wind create “energy” in your class? Introduce students to this renewable energy source, and create excitement and cooperative learning with this competition-based STEM kit! First, students research the fundamentals of wind energy and wind turbine design. Small groups then design and build their own wind turbine to optimize performance. Materials are sufficient for 30 students.

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$87.50

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How can wind create “energy” in your class? Introduce students to this renewable energy source, and create excitement and cooperative learning with this competition-based STEM kit! First, students research the fundamentals of wind energy and wind turbine design. Small groups then design and build their own wind turbine to optimize performance. Materials are sufficient for 30 students.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
 
Components Qty Included?
Foam Airfoil Blades 40 Included
Square Wooden Dowel 10 Included
Round Wooden Dowels 40 Included
Paper Clips 10 Included
Snap Swivels 10 Included
Cords 10 Included
Eye Screws 10 Included
Rubber Bands 40 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Box Cutters Needed, Not included
Pruning Shears Needed, Not included
Timers (or clock with second hand) Needed, Not included
Fans Needed, Not included
Paper (optional) Needed, Not included
Scissors (optional) Needed, Not included
Clear Adhesive Tape (optional) Needed, Not included
Cloth (optional) Needed, Not included


Carolina STEM Challenge® Emerging Energies Series

Engineer excitement!Carolina STEM Challenge

These NEW kits for middle and high school environmental science offer:

  • Exciting STEM components
  • Fun, challenging activities for students
  • Easy implementation, even if you are new to STEM
  • Unique topics in emerging energies

Carolina STEM Challenge® Emerging Energies Series kits engage and inspire students with fun, real-world design challenges in an exciting tournament-style format. Integrating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) into your environmental science curriculum has never been more exciting or easier.

Carolina STEM Challenge® kits incorporate STEM components and focus on engineering concepts and practices in line with the Next Generation Science Standards. Student teams design, build, test, and compete in a cooperative-learning environment. This gives them the opportunity to strengthen their critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills and reflect on their entry’s performance and what they could do to improve it.

Carolina STEM Challenge® kits are easy to use, even if you are new to STEM. We designed each kit to include everything you need for classroom success:

  • Warm-up activity with background information
  • STEM design template and challenge
  • Notebooking and literacy extensions
  • Materials and instructions to support small design teams
  • Grading rubrics

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