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One of the most entertaining group of experiments to try is with the blades of a wind turbine. The blades on modern turbines "catch" the wind and use it to rotate the shaft of a generator. The spinning shaft of the generator generates electricity. How well you design your blades can greatly impact how much power your turbine produces.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-04-15 16:06:26
Description One of the most entertaining group of experiments to try is with the blades of a wind turbine. The blades on modern turbines "catch" the wind and use it to rotate the shaft of a generator. The spinning shaft of the generator generates electricity. How well you design your blades can greatly impact how much power your turbine produces.
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Source KidWind
Keyword turbines
Selector King
Date Of Record Creation 2008-06-07 14:01:54
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Date Last Modified 2011-04-15 16:06:26
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-04-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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