Windy Windmill Winders
About Our Team
Our team is from Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. We are from KCTC, and are in the 9-12 age category.
I am one person who made this windmill as a project for school.
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? Get the blades blades to produce the most torque.
|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||4||0.25||1|
|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)||17||0.10||1.7|
|Chipboard (per sheet)||0.30||0|
|Construction paper/cardstock (per sheet)||5||0.10||0.5|
|Balsa wood (per sheet)||3.00||0|
|Coroplast (per sheet)||3.50||0|
|Plastic Dowel Connector||5||.15||0.75|