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CU Aerospace Engineers Launch Rockets Built By Students At Windsor High School

WINDSOR, Colo. (CBS4) - Students at Windsor High School in northern Colorado were given the opportunity to combine rocket science with studying altitudes and velocities. Students at WHS teamed up with CU-Boulder Aerospace Engineering's Matt Rhode to study physics through rocket launches.

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Students in Steve Cline's Robotics class, part of the Weld RE-4 District, built and coded the Data Acquisition Units (DAQ) that were put in the rockets. The rockets were built by students in Brian Ash's AP Physics class.

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(credit: Weld RE-4 School District)

Thanks to CU's Community Outreach and Engagement Program students were able to watch their projects launch into the skies of Weld County.

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After the launches students accessed the data collected in the rockets. Students were able to review the altitude and speed of the rockets during the project.

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(credit: Weld RE-4 School District)
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