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Physics department purchases new lab equipment

Juniors Lauren Key, Isabella Pontecorvo and April Matsumoto and senior Julia Praeger (bottom left, counter clockwise) complete circuits to detect energy in connecting wires during a physics lab.

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016

From new MaKey MaKey invention kits to electronic kits complete with light bulbs and alligator clips, the physics department lab-based learning recently invested in more equipment to focus on more hands on activities. “We basically purchased components that teach high school level and college leve...

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Rooney works with physics student Caitlin Martin on a circuit lab, checking the current that flows through each resistor with a meter. Along with teaching Rooney is also plays guitar for Joyful Noise!

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Elizabeth Burkett Reporter With his quiet Southern drawl, Charles Rooney stands tall by the white board in front of his classroom and in a low voice inserts quick jokes into his lecture material, chuckling to himself. Some students — those closest enough to hear him — laugh along with him. ...

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