excursion Rethink: Wind Turbine Challenge - Secondary School Excursion - Scitech Skip to Content Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Secondary Navigation Skip to Search

Mobile header. Includes: optional ticker, search, main navigation and secondary navigation

Open 9:30pm - 4pm What's on today Buy Tickets

Find us

Call us +61 (0)8 9215 0700

Visit us
City West Centre
Corner Railway Street & Sutherland Street
West Perth, Western Australia 6005

Get directions
Buy tickets

Site header. Includes: search, main navigation and secondary navigation

You have reached the primary navigation

Scitech

Rethink: Wind Turbine Challenge

Secondary students take the first step towards developing alternative and sustainable ways of generating electricity in the future.

You have reached the main content region of the page.

In this hands-on workshop, students follow an innovation process to design, test and refine their own prototype wind turbines.

Thinking about variables and fair-testing, student groups work collaboratively to bring their own wind turbine to life.

Students receive constant feedback on their designs by being able to visually observe the energy they are creating. Groups can iterate on their design to improve its efficiency.

How much energy can your class produce?

Duration
60 minutes

Age Group
Years 7–10

Location
Rio Tinto Innovation Central

Please note, this gallery is currently closed for refurbishment and will re-open later in August.

Terms
Ongoing

Western Australian Curriculum Links

Before you book, read more about pricing, visit information, terms & conditions and public liability & safety.

Engaging Western Australians in STEM

Is it time for your school to shine? The 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards celebrate schools that have shown an outstanding approach to #STEM learning: https://t.co/dYfR4sgnzq #GovSTEMawardsWA #FutureJobsFutureSkills #Take2STEM @RogerCookMLA @SueEllery @GovHouseWA @ChiefSciWA https://t.co/sUWaoCluhr

Upon clicking the "Book Now" or "Buy Gift Card" buttons a new window will open prompting contact information and payment details.