Renewable Energy Science Kit
This Thames & Kosmos Wind Power 4.0 model was released in the Summer of 2020!
Wind is one of the most promising sources of clean, renewable energy available today. With this wind power kit, you can assemble a realistic wind turbine complete with electric generator and adjustable rotor blades that are designed with complex aerodynamic curves to look and work like modern-day wind turbine blades. Then, conduct experiments to optimize the turbine’s performance by adjusting the angle of the blades and discover how to use the wind turbine to light up an LED and charge a rechargeable battery. Convert the generator into an electric motor and assemble a small electric car to demonstrate a tangible application for the stored electricity.
The full-color, 32-page manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information that explores the different types of wind turbines and windmills, the history of this technology, and how wind energy can be used to power homes and electric cars.
All you need to do is provide rechargeable AA battery and some household supplies. An excellent kit for ages 8+.
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This Wind Power 4.0 Kit Contains:
- 3-foot-tall wind turbine
- 5 different experiments
- 32-page manual
- 38 building pieces
- Rechargeable AA battery not included
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