About Our Team
Our team is from Goodyear, Arizona, United States. We are from Desert Edge High School, and are in the 9-12 age category.
It is four of us some of us are sophomores and juniors.
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? Angling the blades the correct way was the hardest of all because we had to make sure we put all of the blades facing the same way, which is hard because it did not look right.
|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||5||0.25||1.25|
|String (per 30 cm)||3||0.50||1.5|
|PVC pipes (set)||3.00||0|
|Duct tape (per cm)||0.50||0|
|Clear tape (per cm)||0.10||0|
|Chipboard (per sheet)||1||0.30||0.3|
|Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)||0.10||0|
|Balsa wood (per sheet)||3.00||0|
|Coroplast (per sheet)||3.50||0|
|Hot glue sticks||2||.50||1|