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Photos by Sarah Finnegan

LPMS students study meteorology with weather balloon. Read more

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Pizitz Weather Balloon

Sarah Finnegan

The students began their weather unit in classes about a month ago, and the release of the balloon was the culmination of those lessons. Read more

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

As part of their science unit on weather, sixth-graders at Pizitz Middle School released a weather balloon from the football field Monday, March 7. Read more

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Pizitz Weather Balloon Launch

Sydney Cromwell

The weather balloon traveled between 16 and 20 miles into the air before popping and returning to the ground. Read more

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  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teachers Diane McAliley and Tyler Tidmore set up the pay load for the weather balloon released on October 30, 2017. The 6th grade science teachers recieved a PTO grant to conduct the experiment with their students.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Tyler Tidmore releases helium from a tank while 6th grade students George Phillips, left, and Luke Parsons, right, hold up the weather balloon as it inflates on October 30, 2017.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middler School teachers Tyler Tidmore and Diane McAliley inflate a weather balloon with helium while 6th graders George Phillips and Luke Parsons assist.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School students Luke Parsons, left, and George Phillips, right, test the wind speed using an anemometer on October 30, 2017. The 6th grade class launched a weather balloon as part of a PTO grant.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Diane McAliley, right, secures the parachute for the pay load of their weather balloon with help from 6th grade students Luke Parsons, left, and George Phillips, center, on October 30, 2017.

  • Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Sarah Finnegan

    Pizitz Weather Balloon

    Pizitz Middle School teacher Diane McAliley lines up with 6th grade students to release their weather balloon on October 30, 2017.

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