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Wind energy and pin wheel

Yesterday, we faced frequent power cuts. While having dinner with her torch light on, Arpita asked me the question, hearning which the environmentalist in me reveled. “Is electricity the only source of power?” Time to introduce Arpita to wind energy as a source of power. What better way than to make a wind mill? Wind mill is an ambitious project. The pin wheel works on the same concept and far easier to do.  Inspired by this video we made one. 

We intend to make this  windmill more sophisticated. Arpita wants to introduce lights. I don’t know how we will do it. Any suggestions?

This is what we made.

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To start with, we followed this video:

 

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