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Testing water wheels
Testing the efficiency of different types of water wheels

Tsongas Industrial History Center

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How did the mills harness and control water power? Engineers and scientists use technology to harness water power to produce goods in the most efficient way possible.

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Commerce and Industry, Design, Engineering, History, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Textiles
Keywords:
industrial revolution, water power, water wheels, turbines, Canals, mills, potential energy, kinetic energy
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Last updated: February 26, 2015