Fort Loramie 8th graders race balloon cars


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Pleiman


FORT LORAMIE — The 8th grade students at Fort Loramie were given a STEM project to move a car using Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion – Make a car travel the farthest possible distance using one inflated balloon.

The wining car was constructed by Zack Pleiman and traveled a record breaking 31.5 meters.

A second challenge given to the 8th Period class- design a car to be as fast as possible. The winning car was constructed by Hannah Siegel and reached a max velocity of 2.42 meters per second.

To view their cars and the entire 8th grade project, visit the following YouTube links:

2nd period: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paW36knQPfk

7th period: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ0gco5GaVY

8th period: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RvwFukWPgI

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http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/12/web1_Hannah-Siegel.jpgSiegel

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http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/12/web1_Zack-Pleiman.jpgPleiman

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This information was submitted by Jordan Pleiman, Fort Loramie Junior High science teacher. Send your Fort Loramie news to Tom Wisener at wisener_t@nktelco.net.

This information was submitted by Jordan Pleiman, Fort Loramie Junior High science teacher. Send your Fort Loramie news to Tom Wisener at wisener_t@nktelco.net.