Maths Department's Blog – November 2016 Archive (1)

Year 9 build wind turbines to generate electricity during STEM Day

Today, with help from the Smallpeice Trust (spelt correctly-honest!) year 9 pupils enhanced their understanding of problem solving, creativity, design and engineering. Working together in small groups they were teams of engineers working on an island facing drought. They had to create a wind turbine, with a tower, turbine and gearing system connected to a generator to produce electricity. The winning team was the one which built the turbine which when tested with a voltmeter produced the…

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