The Spartans

We made out design after maple seeds. We tried a bunch of different angles and our best angle was -15 degrees. We tested four blades at the angles -20, -25, -15, -10, -5. We also tried two different sizes of gears, big and small.

Team Info

School/Org

Boardman Glenwood Junior High

State/Region

OH

Grade Level

4-8

Turbine Info

Drivetrain

Geared

Generator

KidWind Generator

Wind Speed

2.3 m/s

Rotor Swept Area

3216.896 cm2

Resistor Value (ohms)

10 Ω

Voltage

0.97 V

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Turbine Performance

Milliwatts

94.09 mW

Efficiency

3.92%

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