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WCHS explodes with learning
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Ninth-grader Owen Mills prepares to use a slingshot to shoot a raw egg against a wall to determine how much it will splatter. The experiment took place Monday at WCHS.
How far will a tomato splatter when you drop it from a 20-foot lift?Oh, about 8 feet.That was the finding during a physical science experiment Monday at Warren County High School. Ninth-graders in Jared Kirby’s class did a variety of tests that included dropping an egg, cantaloupe, and tomato from a 20-foot scissor lift. Students did other tests too, such as shooting a cellphone with a slingshot, in an effort to determine how items disperse differently upon impact.“This being hands-on, it gives us a better understanding,” said student Owen Mills.

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