Water wheels have been
used in the past to run other machineries such as mills, textile
machines, lathes, presses and forges (automatic hammers). A
combination of wheels, axles and belts were used to transfer
mechanical forces from the wheel to the machines. Water wheels
spin by the force of water. Water wheels can be constructed using
different material and in many different sizes (your
In this project you will make a paper
or cardboard model of a water wheel. This is a display project. You will
not do any additional experiments with the water wheel that you make.
Please note that display projects will not have question, hypothesis,
experiment and graph.