Students launch weather balloon [Pictures]
As a capstone event for the Howard County Library System's HiTech's summer curriculum, students launched a weather balloon in the field behind the East Columbia Branch on Wednesday afternoon, August 14, 2013. The weather balloon was among several projects crafted at HiTech, which involves students ages 11-18.
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STEM instructors Bryan Johnson (left) and Peter Hyun work with 12-year-old Keith Hammaker as they prep a weather balloon for launch.