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‘Volcanos’ delight students

Fifth grade students at Lake Park Elementary gave a lesson in the physics of volcanos on Tuesday. Students produced projects that demonstrated the various surface features, such as earthquakes, geysers and volcanos. Powered by baking soda, vinegar and Mentos, and with a kindergarten class cheering and laughing, more than 15 of the mini volcanoes sputtered, fizzed, oozed and gushed.

Fifth grade students at Lake Park Elementary gave a lesson in the physics of volcanos on Tuesday. Students produced projects that demonstrated the various surface features, such as earthquakes, geysers and volcanos. Powered by baking soda, vinegar and Mentos, and with a kindergarten class cheering and laughing, more than 15 of the mini volcanoes sputtered, fizzed, oozed and gushed.

ALBANY, Ga. — With Dougherty County School Superintendent Joshua Murfree in attendance, fifth grade students at Lake Park Elementary gave him and some younger peers a lesson in the physics of volcanos.

Janna Fretwell’s science classes have been studying surface features of the earth caused by destructive processes. Students produced projects that demonstrated the various surface features, such as earthquakes, geysers and volcanos.

Tuesday afternoon, the students took their projects outside to demonstrate the eruption of a volcano. All fifth grade students watched the demonstrations.

Powered by baking soda, vinegar and Mentos, and with Joy Houldridge’s kindergarten class cheering and laughing, more than 15 of the mini volcanoes sputtered, fizzed, oozed and gushed.

Fretwell and Houldridge’s classes have partnered throughout the year as “Discovery Pals.” This unique cooperative effort, allowed kindergarten students to participate in hands on activities and experiments with the help of their fifth grade friends.