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Second grader Camden Kunnemann stands beside his “box float” of the state of Texas, with the Alamo Mission made from sugar cubes centered in his display. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Eighth graders Carleigh Lewis and Gisselle Acuna won first place by public opinion with their roller coaster called “Under the Sea.” Lewis, left, answers questions from spectators about the roller coaster design. (Johnson Publications photo)

School’s Science Project Night draws huge crowd

    Chase County Schools (CCS) science teachers Jennifer Gonzalez and Kim Wilson, along with  Arlys Cupp, second grade teacher, presented a Science Project Night at CCS May 21.
    The grades that participated were second, seventh, eighth and ninth.
    Wilson’s ninth grade students demonstrated their individual versions of a Rube Goldberg machine they made earlier in the spring.
    The object was to build a functioning machine with which the end result would pop a balloon, light up a light bulb or put a ball into a cup.
    “There was no competition for these students. They simply received extra credit for presenting their projects to the public,” she said.

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