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OJH Gets into the Spirit of Halloween with Pumpkin Chunkin

Orangefield Junior High students in Mrs. Tori Erickson’s science classes participated in a “Pumpkin Chunkin” science lab. Students had the task of designing and building a catapult that would successfully chunk a candy corn pumpkin at a target. Students have been studying force in motion and used the physics principles to calculate the correct force for their catapults.