Reflection: Student Grouping Wind Turbine Blade Design Part 1: Define the Problem & Research Solutions - Section 2: Engage


 I make this activity a friendly competition between student groups. To ensure that everyone is learning and having a good time it's important to make sure that the team's students are working in representative balance of skills, avoid conflict, and will bring out the best in student's ability. I find that groups of two or three students work best. There simply isn't enough work or for student teams and too much work for individual students, having said that usual professional judgment.

  Student Grouping: Teamwork
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Wind Turbine Blade Design Part 1: Define the Problem & Research Solutions

Unit 6: Engineering: Wind Turbines
Lesson 1 of 3

Objective: SWBAT define the criteria and constraints of designing wind turbine blades.

Big Idea: In this first lesson of a unit on wind turbine blade design, students are presented with the problem of designing wind turbine blades that will produce the optimal amount of electricity.

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