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Windmills have been used for hundreds of years to collect energy from the wind in order to pump water, grind grain, and more recently generate electricity. There are many possible designs for the blades of a wind generator and engineers are always trying new ones. Design and test your own wind generator, then try to improve it by running a small electric motor connected to a voltage sensor.

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    Planning and carrying out investigations,clean energy,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,Electricity,Engineering practices,Obtaining, evaluating and communicating information,green energy,Developing and using models,Grade 7,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-092,Upper Elementary,Elementary School,wind energy,Informal Education,Energy transformation,Energy technology,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140422151641823T,energy conversion,Using mathematics, information and computer technology and computational thinking,Science and technology,Chemistry,Physics,Interdependence of science, engineering and technology,Renewable energy,Energy,Systems and system models,Engineering,wind power,Crosscutting concepts,Physical science,engineering design,Technology,Geoscience

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