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Punkin’ Chunkin’ helps students study physics


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Students in Melissa Ritchy’s physics class at Dalhart High School designed and built apparatuses to hurl projectiles across the school grounds to help them study perpetual motion. Only fitting this time of year, the projectiles they used were pumpkins.

The school grounds behind the cafeteria looked like a scene from a Renaissance Fair competition with many different trebuchets, catapults and eager students ready to test their medieval machines.

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