Lesson to put electricity to work. Just a simple wind powered generator you can make with spare wire from an electric motor. This is intended this to be just a prototype for a much larger unit you would like to build. The magnet rotor is separate for the coils to make repairs or upgrades easier. This unit is not intended for high speed winds. Ages 10 and up.
To teach that moving a magnet over wire can create electricity.
To teach a basic or two about magnetism.
To educate that we can use natures own power instead of fossil fuel.
To understand why wind can be a force to help create electricity.
To compare student hypotheses with the actual results of the experiment
To learn to reuse what we have.