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Project Pougkeepsie Up and Away
Poughkeepsie Middle School - Poughkeepsie, United States
Launch team photo

Team Description

We are the Middle School - grades 6-8 of the Poughkeepsie City School District. The whole school was invited to submit experiment ideas. The best ideas got launched. We are lead by 8th grade Science Teacher, John Garesche. This launch is a culminating project of our distance learning of Spring 2020.!

Plan for launch

We have two GoPro cameras and several student designed experiments. The final student experiments include an experiment on ice cubes, on the effect of altitude on three party balloons (with helium vs lung air vs partially filled lung air) and an experiment to see if a small vial of water will freeze or evaporate in the two to three hours at altitude.

Why did you join?

To explore the atmosphere and get others hooked on Science

Team Members

  • Samantha Rosario
  • Lisa Pollard
  • Pattie Crittenden
  • John Garesche