Engineer your own fun with blending the science and art of sustainable power sources.
- Wind tract: The Power-of-Wind curriculum beginning with designing and building your own kite!
- Solar tract: Choose from engineering solar powered cars, boats, or model houses.
Training for staff can be self-taught through the curriculum booklets; various websites; and/or by viewing instructional videos.
For Youth Grades 6-8, but easily adaptable for older or younger youth.
Students will learn basics of wind formation and measurement; how the energy of wind is transferred to machines to do specific work tasks; and the aerodynamic principles of lift, drag, and the history of kites including the artistic significance of these wind powered creations!
Minimum of 6 sessions for a minimum of 10 youth which focus on wind and solar basics, and activities listed in KidWind Recharge Labs or Junior Solar Sprint.