Sustainable Energy

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Windmills have captured renewable energy for up to 2000 years. In new forms, wind machines will harness even more power in the future. Construct a classic whirligig to control, measure and apply wind power. With adjustable rotors.

Meets Connecticut Science Standards

  • 4.1: The position and motion of objects can be changed by pushing or pulling.



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