How Can We Use Wind to Lift a Load?

Take a load off! Learn how to use the power of wind to lift an object.

Wind is a powerful force of nature. And you can make it work for you! This 4‑H STEM Lab experiment introduces you to mechanical engineering and wind power by showing you how wind can be converted into energy. In this activity, you will build a simple windmill and use it to power a pulley system to lift a bucket. Get Your Wind Lift Activity Kit from Shop 4-H

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Grades Pre K-2
30 min

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