Physics and Astronomy

Warm Hands
Objective Construct an air-driven turbine that works by the heat from your hand.
Purpose To investigate air flow.
Participants Individuals.
Materials 1 piece of thin paper, scissors, a sharp knife for cutting.
  1. Students will work individually using only the materials outlined but may modify the paper's texture, weight, etc ....
  2. Students will be allowed 30 minutes to construct the turbine.
Judging The winner will be chosen on the basis of efficiency and creativity.
Source Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics Manual.

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