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PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND Salisbury High School Honors Physics students of Paul Koba are challenged at this time of year to create a device to launch a frozen object wrapped in duct tape, proported to be a frozen turkey. The turkey is used year after year by students hoping to break the record of 66 yards set in the late 90s. In addition to the launch, classes who collected the most food for the local food bank were able to watch the launch. ABOVE: Zachary Miller and Gavin Sonntag attempt to use PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND Salisbury High School Honors Physics students of Paul Koba are challenged at this time of year to create a device to launch a frozen object wrapped in duct tape, proported to be a frozen turkey. The turkey is used year after year by students hoping to break the record of 66 yards set in the late 90s. In addition to the launch, classes who collected the most food for the local food bank were able to watch the launch. ABOVE: Zachary Miller and Gavin Sonntag attempt to use
  Garrett Collins, Nathan Borak and Eric Tatum use a catapult to launch a frozen turkey 10 to 15 feet in the air, landing approximately three feet from the catapult before rolling down the hill. See additional photo on page A2. PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND Garrett Collins, Nathan Borak and Eric Tatum use a catapult to launch a frozen turkey 10 to 15 feet in the air, landing approximately three feet from the catapult before rolling down the hill. See additional photo on page A2. PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND

Honors physics students attempt to break turkey launch record

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in School