Request a Quote!


Customer Reviews
"Ecodirect.com is the best! They are such a pleasure to work with! Great brands at the best prices. Special thanks to Renée who always answered my questions on the spot, and giving thoughtful advice." Serge (Tahiti, French Polynesia)
"The experience I had with my purchase was very good. The items I ordered arrived when I expected & were packaged well. My overall purchasing experience was very positive."

- Thank you,
Marlene
"I recently found EcoDirect & have been extremely happy with their service. They have had all the PV modules, inverters, optimizers and accessories I needed. They provide excellent customer service & turn orders around very quickly. I have switched to EcoDirect for all my parts & materials orders. Highly recommended."

- Zeno
"I wanted to let you know I am very pleased with the service you gave & the quality & condition of the solar panels I received from EcoDirect. I will purchase more items in the future from EcoDirect and will be sure to tell others about your fine operation."

Thanks,
Maurice
"Thanks EcoDirect! My solar system is up and running; waiting for City and San Diego Gas & Electric inspections this week; so far so good!"

- J.L.,
Oceanside, CA
"I enjoyed ordering what I needed. It was simple and fast, no issues what so ever. If I need something else and its at a good price, I will defiantly order from here again. Also the shipping is at a good price."

- Simon
My shipment arrived on time, as predicted. Very, very good performance by EcoDirect. What more could you ask for from an online material supplier? Looks like the quantity from Quick Mount is spot on & the rails were bundled safely. EcoDirect will be my recommended source to my friends & neighbors for solar.
- Thank you, Jim Lake
Escondido, CA
"Over the past couple of years, I have purchased several items from Ecodirect and I have always been happy with their customer service and prompt delivery of products."

- Chris
"I am very satisfied, everything was as expected."

- Anon

  Home > Solar Panel Kits >

KidWind GenPack
KidWind GenPack


 
Our Price: $52.50

Availability: Usually Ships in 3-5 business days.
Product Code: KIDWIND-A0016
Qty:

Description Videos Datasheet
 

KidWind GenPack

The GENPack allows students to construct their own electrical generator and perform experiments with electricity and magnetism. Changing variables in the generator design will impact current and voltage output. The GENPack is perfect for physics and electrical students exploring Faraday's law, induction, AC/DC electricity production, and energy transformations. KidWind recommends this kit for advanced middle school students and older.

The GENPack was originally designed as an add-on to the Advanced Wind Experiment Kit, but it can also be used as a stand-alone device.

Length 12 in.

You Can:

  • Perform experiments with Faraday’s Law, electricity, magnetism, AC/DC, and energy transformations
  • Couple with other wind energy experiments like blade design

Concepts

  • Exploring energy transformations
  • Exploring clean energy
  • Learning about ratios
  • Exploring circuits, electricity, and magnetism
  • Relationship between Energy and Forces
  • Understanding forces and motion
  • Developing and using physical models
  • Understanding differences between energy and power
  • Optimizing designs
  • Designing controlled experiments
  • Optimizing designs
  • Analyzing data
Frequently Asked Questions
  • How much power can this generator make?

    A well-designed GENPack spinning at high RPMs can generate a few watts. We have built GENPacks that produce over 16 volts at 0.2 – 0.4 Amps. We think we could do even better if we had more time to tinker!

  • Can I use this generator in a KidWind Challenge competition?

    No. You cannot use this generator in a KidWind Challenge National Competition. You can, however, use it in the web competition.

  • What size is the driveshaft?

    The GENPack driveshaft is approximately 1.95 mm wide. The Wind Turbine Blade set will friction fit well, but the KidWind Hub is slightly loose. A drop of glue or a small shim will allow you to use the KidWind Hub direct-drive on this driveshaft. The shaft was designed to work with the small pinion gear of the Wind Turbine Gears set.

  • Do I have to have the Advanced Wind Experiment Kit to use the GENPack?

    No, but we do recommend it for a wide range of engaging experiments.

  • Can I get a bigger magnet for my GENPack?

    Sure - cool idea! You can find all kinds of magnets online at K & J Magnets. Keep in mind that you will need to be extra careful with a stronger magnet—watch your fingers!

  • Is the magnet strong?

    YES! Pull force = 25 lbs!

  • Will this generator light an LED?

    Yes

  • Is this AC or DC?

    It is AC. Use the included rectifier for DC.


Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Solar Panel Kits
Solar Panel Kits > Education + DIY > DIY Education Kits
Solar Panel Kits > Education + DIY