pavv and lovely

About Our Team

Our team is from Eek, Alaska, United States. We are from Eek School, and are in the 9-12 age category.

were both in 11th grade and were going to be seniors this coming fall

Was a REcharge Labs MacGyver Windmills kit used for this project? Yes

What was the biggest challenge in trying to get your windmill to work properly? Trying to get as many circular things into the cup and making it twirl.

Wind speed - m/s (meters per second)Number of washers liftedMass lifted (g)Vertical distance moved (cm)
7.20868.80
Time to move that distance (s)Economic Efficiency (%)
6.40
Materials used:
MaterialQuantityCost per ($)Total cost
Skewers/coffee stirrers/popsicle sticks10.250.25
String (per 30 cm)10.500.5
Plastic cups12.002
Foam cylinders1.000
T-pins0.100
Straws0.500
PVC pipes (set)13.003
Spools1.500
Corks1.500
Duct tape (per cm)0.500
Clear tape (per cm)50.100.5
Chipboard (per sheet)0.300
Index cards0.050
Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)0.100
Dowels11.001
Balsa wood (per sheet)3.000
Coroplast (per sheet)13.503.5
Washers0.000
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Total10.75