Posts Tagged ‘Cazenovia’
on Wednesday, 25 February 2015.
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PITTSFORD-MENDON & CAZENOVIA HS PROJECT IS A HUGE SUCCESS
|In the fall of 2013, three classes of high school students, over 100 miles apart,embarked on a project to go into space, get high definition video and scientific data, and bring it back to the classrooms safely. With a lot of design and engineering, and the help of many people, they were very successful. See all of the photos, videos, data and information at the links below.|
|Cazenovia’s Team Video|
|Pittsford Mendon’s team video|
|The classes were Scott Banister’s EDD class from Pittsford Mendon High School, and my class from Cazenovia High School. Scott and I have been teaching Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) in the summer for the past twelve years, so it was a really easy fit. The students spent 10 weeks designing, building, and learning the math/science/technology necessary to make it happen, came up with a plan, and then in the Spring of 2014, they launched their balloons from Pittsford-Mendon High School. Three balloons were launched to altitudes between 80,000, and 105,000 feet, and the views and the data were spectacular.|
|Balloon popping at 105,000 feet. notice the hazy cloud of helium released as it pops.||A lot of math was necessary to successfully launch and recover the balloons. Here the balloons diameter was calculated so that they knew when it was full!|
|High Altitude Balloon FAQ||HAB Launch Powerpoint|
|HABing: The Basics||P_M Photos From Launch Day 2103|
|ChrisHurdCIM’s Youtube Channel||Caz Photos From Launch Day|
|Ham Radio Newsletter Article: Page 5|