Wind Power Density

First, students will open Excel, import instructor’s output file, create a 2D graph. A student learning activity will be to format axes, legends, titles for this graph. This will not be done as part of lesson setup. Second, students will write a program that uses one month of wind measurements (downloaded from a provided website), […]

Wind Turbine Shape Project

In this activity, students will explore how various changes to the design of a wind turbine will change the efficiency.  Students will learn the basics of how electricity is generated by wind and how shape and texture can vary the amount of power produced.  The reading materials and guide will serve as an introduction to […]