# Science

Ive gotta build a model of a hydroelectric dam, preferably moving and so you can see inside it. Id love it if anyone could give me some ideas on how to do it

Here is an excellent resource,with some figures that should be helpful:

http://people.howstuffworks.com/hydropower-plant.htm

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