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Renewable energy science fair project:
How much wind velocity do we need to light a LED?




Science Fair Project Information
Title: How much wind velocity do we need to light a LED?
Subject: Renewable Energy
Grade level: Elementary School - Grades 4-6
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Experimental
Cost: Medium
Awards: 1st place, Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (2007)
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (VSF)
Year: 2007
Description: A home made wind turbine and wind meter to measure the wind velocity are built. The output of the electrical generator is connected to a LED. The wind turbine is exposed to different wind velocities, output voltage is recorded; the wind velocity needed to light the LED is observed.
Link: http://www.odec.ca/projects/2007/loub7m2/
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