Make a Hydro Turbine

Hydro turbines let us harness the energy of water – which makes sense since “hydro” means “water” in Greek!

Watch our video to make and test your own hydro turbine at school or home.

You will need:

  • Step-by-step guide: make a hydro turbine
  • 3D printer file: hydro turbine
  • Optional resources (for teachers or grow-ups)

Other Maker Projects:

Make a Hydro Turbine + Housing

Harness the energy of running water.

Make a Wind Turbine

See how fast the wind’s energy can spin a turbine.

Make a Paper Circuit House

Use simple materials to light up a picture of a house.

Make a Sun Inclinometer

A sun inclinometer helps us find the angle of the sun.

Make a Solar Oven

Did you know you can make a solar oven out of a pizza box?