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Cassie Beseman determines the height of a ride at Valley Fair during Physics Days. Submitted photo

PHS students take part in Physics Days at Valley Fair

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Thanks to money donated by the 549 Foundation, Perham High School physics students were able to participate in real-world applications of physics concepts learned in the classroom.


Students traveled to Minnesota State University in Moorhead, Minn., to learn how physics is applied in astronomy. They watched a presentation at the planetarium and worked with physics professor Sarah Schultz to learn about astronomical research taking place at the school's observatory.

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