Hope it works
About Our Team
Our team is from Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. We are from KCTC, and are in the 9-12 age category.
This was a one man team with little background knowledge about windmills.
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? Getting the fan to rotate properly without any sort of oil or anything.
|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||0|
|String (per 30 cm)||2||0.50||1|
|PVC pipes (set)||3.00||0|
|Duct tape (per cm)||0.50||0|
|Clear tape (per cm)||13||0.10||1.3|
|Chipboard (per sheet)||0.30||0|
|Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)||0.10||0|
|Balsa wood (per sheet)||3.00||0|
|Coroplast (per sheet)||3.50||0|
|Paper Towel Tube||1||0.25||0.25|
|Styrofoam Sheet (per cm)||5||0.10||0.5|