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DT days -Making a windmill

This week, in Year 1, we made a windmill. First, we learnt about the history of windmills and we found out that the first windmill ever built was in Persia in the 9th century! We looked at the different types of windmills and then all its different parts. We practised our skills of making a stable structure, the sails and the rotor. Then we designed our very own windmill! We used cups, a straw and some playdough to build it. After we made our windmills, we tested them inside and outside and evaluated our product. We had great fun!