how to make pinwheel wind collectors
Make Your Own Pinwheel
Moving air is wind. Wind is caused by warm air rising over cool air. You cannot see the wind but you know when it is around. Wind makes things move. Can you name 5 things that the wind can make move?
A pinwheel will spin as the wind pushes it around. Make your own pinwheel by following these simple directions.
You will need:
a sharpened pencil scissors white construction paper
a paper fastener
a plastic drinking straw crayons, colored pencils or markers
How to make a …
MAKING A PENWHEEL WIND COLLECTOR
The materials you will need are very simple, and easy to acquire. Gather all of them together first so that you do not have to interrupt your project to go find something that you don’t have.
You will need a pair of scissors, a sharpened pencil, with an eraser (this is one of the simple pinwheels, and may not be very good outside). I will cover an outside pinwheel later.
You will also need a straight pin to hold the points together, and for the axle.
A piece of construction paper for the project.
A ruler to use as a …
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