WONDER #669: What Is a Waterwheel?

Question 1 of 3

Machines that convert the energy of flowing or falling water into power that can be used to do other tasks are called what?

  1. energy converters
  2. solar panels
  3. ocean buoys
  4. waterwheels

Question 2 of 3

How are waterwheels usually positioned?

  1. vertically
  2. horizontally
  3. upside down
  4. inverted

Question 3 of 3

Special channels built between mill ponds and waterwheels to allow access to flowing water upon demand are called what?

  1. water channels
  2. mill races
  3. mill ponds
  4. sloughs

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