Here's how we do physics

Senior Conor Donohue is a big fan of his advanced physics class - it's not hard to see why!



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What better way to learn and understand Newton's laws of motion than design, build, and race balloon cars? After discovering the best balloon car design in the class from a bracket-style drag racing tournament, we finished the project with an all-out Ben Hur style Baha race. 


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After coming back well-rested from Thanksgiving break, we jumped right into a new chapter dealing with circular motion and centrifugal force. But it's Mr Patt's class; we never go small scale. We had the perfect excuse to use a hovercraft and to fling a student across a basketball court... There was nothing to stop us.







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