Back by popular demand, our new wind turbines activity allows pupils to learn how a wind turbine works, how they are engineered and constructed. Working in small teams, pupils use our redesigned wind turbine model kits to build and measure energy generated. By adjusting their design, each team is tasked to create and record the most efficient wind turbine.
Teams are encouraged enter their wind turbine results onto our online leader board for the chance to have created the most efficient EESW wind turbine in Wales!
The activity is complemented with extra teacher lead lesson resources in both rotation & transmission of forces – gears & ohm’s law.
Suitable for KS3.






Curriculum for Wales Reference Documents

Click the images on either side to see the curriculum links for the current national curriculum and the upcoming 2022 curriculum


EESW's Wind Turbine Leaderboard

During our in school workshops - we challenge students to create the wind turbine which can output the highest voltage. Our top scoring teams are listed here.

School Name
Voltage reached
St Illtyds 19.2V
Llanishen High 12.04V
St Brigid's School 8.1V
St David's Catholic College 9.97V
Cefn Season Comprehensive 13.6V
Brynteg Comprehensive 18.3V
Brynteg Comprehensive 15.4V
Pencoed Comprehensive 14.4V