11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Climate & Environment
Reading and Writing
Renewable energy plays an important role in ensuring sustainability for future generations. Investigate wind turbines, then design and build your own!
April 27, 2021
Challenge Wind Turbine
Challenge PDF document that provides the granularity for the steps of the Challenge
In this Challenge learners will be given a brief to design a wind turbine that produces the most current. Learners will need to investigate wind turbines to decide on their design. Before moving on to designing the wind turbine, learners will need to analyse the brief in order to decide on the requirements of their wind turbine.
Could Redstone be used to turn the motor of the wind turbine?
Introductory & Guiding Questions:
The Challenge is made up of three distinct steps that will take approx. 3+ hrs.
Analyse the brief and decide on the requirements for their design of a wind turbine. The design requirements will act as a success criteria for the build.
Learners will need to identify a variable that greatly affects the output power.
Learners will design and build their Wind Turbine using Minecraft: Education Edition and use and NPC to justify their design. NPC could link out to document justifying design and how it meets the design requirements.
Review build of Wind Turbine explaining how the variable they identified in Step One effects the output power of the wind turbine.
Please see the Challenge PDF download for details on Assessment and Expectations
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