cactus jacks

About Our Team

Our team is from goodyear, Arizona, United States. We are from desert edge highschool, and are in the 9-12 age category.

there is only two members total

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? making it sturdy

Wind speed - m/s (meters per second)Number of washers liftedMass lifted (g)Vertical distance moved (cm)
3.901033.00 110.00
Time to move that distance (s)Economic Efficiency (%)
21.005.08
Materials used:
MaterialQuantityCost per ($)Total cost
Skewers/coffee stirrers/popsicle sticks20.250.5
String (per 30 cm)40.502
Plastic cups2.000
Foam cylinders1.000
T-pins0.100
Straws0.500
PVC pipes (set)3.000
Spools1.500
Corks1.500
Duct tape (per cm)0.500
Clear tape (per cm)400.104
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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Total6.5