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USU's Physics Day at Lagoon combines fun and science

Published: Monday, July 6 2015 6:34 p.m. MDT

Kira Ware, sixth-grader at Good Foundations Academy, admires her whole egg after competing in the Sky Drop contest at Utah State University Physics Day at Lagoon in Farmington on Friday, May 16, 2014. Student participants drop raw eggs in protective containers of their own design from Lagoons Sky Ride. The annual science outreach event attracts more than 6,000 teens and teachers from five states. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Kira Ware, sixth-grader at Good Foundations Academy, admires her whole egg after competing in the Sky Drop contest at Utah State University Physics Day at Lagoon in Farmington on Friday, May 16, 2014. Student participants drop raw eggs in protective containers of their own design from Lagoons Sky Ride. The annual science outreach event attracts more than 6,000 teens and teachers from five states. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

More than 6,000 middle and high school students and teachers from five states visited Lagoon on Friday as part of Utah State University's Physics Day. The event is a way to combine fun and physics. Students participated in the Physics Day's Sky Drop contest. Students dropped raw eggs in protective containers they designed from Lagoon's Sky Ride.

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