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Science project takes flight at Timonium Elementary School
Science project takes flight at Timonium Elementary School

NASA would be proud of the science and engineering team of Lucy Haffner, Taylor Hurt and Isabella "Isa" Vidal. The three fifth-graders said they did research on a National Aeronautics and Space Administration website before they launched a homemade bottle rocket named "Rocket No. 2" that soared more than 100 feet into the air above the athletic field at Timonium Elementary School on Monday. "That was sweet," said fifth-grade science and math teacher Jeff Verkest, who fired the rocket from the ground as his colleague Melissa Gagnon and dozens of students from four classes counted backward, "5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ..." "Holy cow!" said Gagnon as...

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