The guiding question for this activity is,”What causes the pinwheel to spin?” In this activity, students decorate and put together pinwheels and will learn that pinwheels are designed to capture moving air and when the wind blows into the pinwheel, the blades spin. Students will also learn about windmill and wind turbine. Before beginning this activity, we recommend you read Chapters 9 and 10 which are in this book selection. Chapter 9 is an overview of the section and introduces the format used to present ideas for Family Science Night activities. Chapter 10 explains that these activities are what they call novice level. A materials list, references, safety notes, standards, and teacher background information are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, Introduction, and Index.

Level

Elementary SchoolMiddle SchoolHigh School

Grade Levels

Early Childhood Elementary

Topics

Kindergarten Physical Science Pre-K STEM Three-Dimensional Learning

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 2/11/2019Pages 34

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