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The Anemometer

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Felipe Ossio

on 24 March 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea The Anemometer Comes from the greek word anemos meaning wind. The first known anemometer was created by Leon Battista Alberti, in around 1450 It made people know when was a storm close by, or just helped study the climate. Scientific Principle Wind Velocity The faster the wind travels the faster the anemometer rotates. The velocity of the wind is the only thing that makes the anemometer work. Materials Wood Carton Screw Tape There are three different types of anemometer Hemispherical Cup Windmill Common Procedures Step 1: Bring materials to class Step 2: Organize materials get everything ready to begin building the anemometer. Step 3: Build the four hemisphrical cups with foam. Step 4: Cut the wood in to four pieces. Step 5: Stick each hemispherical cup to a piece of wood, the pieces of wood are the arms. Step 6: With the remaining wood create a larger extra piece which is the vertical shaft. Step 7: Attach the arms and hemispherical cups to the vertical shaft. Step 8: Place the anemometer in the brick for it to stay still, use superglue to make them stick together. The Anemometer can be used to determine:
Wind
Pressure
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