KidWind Challenge

Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:00 AM

10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thomas Harrison Middle School

The KidWind Challenge, part of the 2013 Virginia Wind Festival, is a competition for middle school students that incorporates engineering, science, alternative energy and sustainability. Teams of students will compete to build small-scale wind turbines that generate electricity and will present their turbines to a panel of judges. In addition to the KidWind Challenge, the festival will feature a hot air balloon demonstration from 9 to 11 a.m. and the Gus Bus, a mobile literacy vehicle for the Reading Road Show, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by the Virginia Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University; For information, visit; free.

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