This blog is a website to provide ongoing support to all teachers in their implementation of the Island Energy Inquiry Curriculum shared in teacher workshops throughout Hawai'i.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Refresher Workshop on Maui

 Teachers measuring their work, equal to force times distance
 Prepping for torque lab--a new IEI activity under development
 Twisting a tube to lift weights
 Data to determine work and power
 Watts and costs for electric loads
 Renewed skills using volt meters
 Checking voltage from photovoltaic cells
 Voltages confirmed, the team's PV panel drives their water pump
Optimizing blade angle of a wind turbine--as a team