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.
We are a group of 2 sophomores and 1 senior.
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 biggest challenge for us was to make it spin fast enough and for it to lift pennies.
|Wind speed - m/s (meters per second)||Number of washers lifted||Mass lifted (g)||Vertical distance moved (cm)|
|Time to move that distance (s)||Economic Efficiency (%)|
|Material||Quantity||Cost per ($)||Total cost|
|Skewers/coffee stirrers/popsicle sticks||0.25||.25|
|String (per 30 cm)||0.50||2.00|
|PVC pipes (set)||3.00||0|
|Duct tape (per cm)||0.50||0|
|Clear tape (per cm)||0.10||1.00|
|Chipboard (per sheet)||0.30||0|
|Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)||0.10||.50|
|Balsa wood (per sheet)||3.00||2.00|
|Coroplast (per sheet)||3.50||0|