PicoSolutions Wind & Hydro Starter Makerspace
- Grades: 5-12
- Hours of Curriculum: 25+
- Additional Resources: Lesson Plans
In the Wind & Hydro Turbine Makerspace course, students will engage and explore the STEM principles related to vertical, horizontal, and hydro turbines. Students will gain an understanding of how fluids can be harnessed as a renewable energy source through research, engineering, and design activities. Students will apply the scientific method, the engineering design process, and quantitative analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of hydropower as a renewable energy source for sustainable engineering.
- 1x Horizontal Wind Turbine Level 1 Kit
- 1x Vertical Wind Turbine Level 1 Kit
- 1x sets of 6 Hydro Paddles
- 1.5x Credits towards Virtual Teacher Mentor Hours (virtual PD)
- 1x Free Curriculum Unit
Virtual Teacher Mentorship
With PicoCredits, you have access to Picosolutions' talented staff of teaching experts around the globe. One credit can become one hour of teaching or one hour of personalized tutoring for a student. Their virtual teaching assistants can lead a class or mentor a new teacher. With Virtual Teaching at PicoOnline, every curriculum and program will be tailored to your needs & teaching style.
The PicoSolutions Wind & Hydro Makerspace comes in 3 versions:
The Starter Makerspace is great for individual users, but does not include the 3D Creality Printer or Mayku FormBox. The Classroom Makerspace is perfect for classrooms and larger groups, and includes additional Horizontal Wind Turbines, Vertical Wind Turbines, and sets of Hydro Paddles, as well as a 3D Creality Printer. The Complete Makerspace includes even more Turbines and Hydro Paddes, as well as both a Creality Printer and a Mayku Vacuum FormBox. Please click on the links above for more information.
CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.