Name: Zin Peterson Date: 10/29 School: GHS Facilitator: MS. Adams 5.05 Wind Energy Lab Directions: Complete the Harnessing Wind Energy lab. Once on the website, click Begin . Read the Introduction . In the Lab Goals section, select Click here to read the review and learn more about the parts of a windmill. Then, select Next button. You will have three choices of windmill locations to choose: Offshore , Plains , and Hills . Move your cursor over each to read about the pros and cons for each different location. Choose one location at a time and complete the below procedure. 1. Predict which blade length will generate the most power and record your prediction. Click on the dropdown box to see the lengths from which to choose. 2. Set the following variables: Tip Shape=Thin Blade Pitch= 3 degrees variable Air Foil Shape=Thin Blade Twist=Yes Turbine Height=120m 3. Choose the blade length of 37 meters and click the Test button. 4. Record your results in the chart below.
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