Wind FUNdamentals

Introduce your youngest students to wind energy. Wind FUN focuses on engineering design with an emphasis on students sharing their ideas and methods.

Driving questions:

Does shape matter? How can we travel across a frozen lake?

Learning targets:

  • Analyze data from tests on different shaped pinwheels
  • Design a solution using evidence to use wind to push a sail car
  • Develop a physical model to illustrate how the design meets the needs of others

NGSS Standards

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Note: Teacher/Guardian Instructions are embedded.

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