Windmill Project

The windmill uses
magnetism to change the
mechanical energy of the
spinning shaft into
electricity. The voltage it
produces is usually lower
than the solar cell, but the
current is higher.

Assemble the pivot, mount the wind fan on the motor
(M4), mount the motor on the pivot, place the pivot
on the base grid and connect it to the meter (M6)
using the red and black jumper wires. Set the meter
to the 5V setting.
Blow on the fan or place it in a strong wind (either
outside or near an electric fan). You may need to give
the fan a push to get it started. The meter measures
how much voltage your “windmill” produces. Adjust
the pivot position to see how the voltage produced
changes with the angle to the wind.

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