Tāwhirimātea is howling

Who is Tāwhirimātea? What does he do? Learners create a dance to represent a type of wind.

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Capturing wind

Why do sailors love the wind? How do they capture it? Learners design a wind sock to capture the wind.

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Harvesting wind

How do wind turbines work? Where are wind farms in Aotearoa New Zealand? Learners design a pinwheel.

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Power my car

How do blokarts use the wind? What is kinetic energy and friction? Learners design and test a sail car?

Do you want to learn more about the wind?

Try these learning experiences as well.

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WHEN THE WIND BLOWS

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HOW SAIL BOATS WORK

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FEEL THE POWER

OF THE WIND

And when you think you have learnt enough then it is time to design your own technology to harness the power of the wind. 

Get in touch with Yachting New Zealand

 

Postal address: PO Box 33 1487, Takapuna, Auckland 0740

Email: reception@yachtingnz.org.nz

Phone: +64 (9) 361 1471

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