Wind Turbine

Harness the renewable power of the wind by building and coding a simulated wind turbine capable of adjusting speeds and counting RPMs.

Big Idea

Embark on a captivating journey into the realm of renewable energy! Uncover the fascinating realm of wind power. Delve into the inner workings of wind turbines, learning how they create kinetic energy, and use it to power communities around the world.

Take Action!

This hands-on project will allow you to demonstrate your technical, creative and mathematical skills. You build and code a mini wind turbine equipped with a timer. Then, using the data from the micro:bit timer, you will complete a mathematical equation to calculate the RPMs of your wind turbine!

Get ready to put your skills to the test and make a difference!


  • 1 x Climate Action Kit
  • 1 x micro:bit
  • Building Blocks
  • Computer with access to Microsoft MakeCode