Boseph and them

About Our Team

Our team is from Goodyear, Arizona, United States. We are from Desert Edge, and are in the 9-12 age category.

We are 3 sophomores whom'st are homosapieans who attend he Desert of the Edge High school and we are trying to lift some pennies with our innovative design

Was a REcharge Labs MacGyver Windmills kit used for this project? No

What was the biggest challenge in trying to get your windmill to work properly? the hardest part when it comes to constructing the windmill was pulling up the weight of the pennies

Wind speed - m/s (meters per second)Number of washers liftedMass lifted (g)Vertical distance moved (cm)
5.3037106.92 100.00
Time to move that distance (s)Economic Efficiency (%)
28.227.50
Materials used:
MaterialQuantityCost per ($)Total cost
Skewers/coffee stirrers/popsicle sticks70.251.75
String (per 30 cm)40.502
Plastic cups52.0010
Foam cylinders1.000
T-pins0.100
Straws10.500.5
PVC pipes (set)3.000
Spools1.500
Corks1.500
Duct tape (per cm)0.500
Clear tape (per cm)0.100
Chipboard (per sheet)0.300
Index cards0.050
Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)0.100
Dowels1.000
Balsa wood (per sheet)3.000
Coroplast (per sheet)3.500
Washers0.000
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Total14.25