About Our Team
Our team is from Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. We are from KCTC, and are in the 9-12 age category.
A one person team from Grand Rapids Michigan.
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 gearing system to work.
|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||1||0.25||0.25|
|String (per 30 cm)||0.75||0.50||0.38|
|PVC pipes (set)||3.00||0|
|Duct tape (per cm)||20||0.50||10|
|Clear tape (per cm)||10||0.10||1|
|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|
|Cardboard (per cm)||500||0.0022||1.1|