Spin the Water Wheel

People have harnessed the energy produced from moving water for thousands of years. Water wheels have used hydropower for centuries to grind grain and lift objects. More importantly, the moving water can be used to generate electricity. In fact, hydroelectric power is the nation's largest source of renewable energy.

Do you think a functional water wheel can be made out of simple materials?



Spin the Water Wheel Resources


See the lesson plan at Siemens STEM Day