Wind Turbines: Rotor Blade Challenge

Grades 5-6 / Science / Engineering

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Lesson Objective

Build blades for wind turbines

Length

8 min

Questions to Consider

  • How are students encouraged to revise their thinking?
  • What do students learn about working in teams?
  • How do students explore the principles of lift and drag?

Next Generation Science Standards

MS_ETS 1-1, MS_ETS 1-2, MS_ETS 1-3, MS_ETS 1-4

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Lesson Idea (NGSS) Wind Turbines: Rotor Blade Challenge

Grades 5-6 / Science / Engineering

Wind Turbines: Rotor Blade Challenge