Hair-raising experience

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March 31, 2011 at 10:40 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Hair-raising experience
Students learned firsthand how static electricity is created and travels in Barry Guillot’s science class at Harry Hurst Middle.

Eighth grade student Tanner Allen manually turned a generator crank creating a charge as teacher Karen Madere was shocked when her hair stood straight up. The generator was purchased through a grant from the National Youth Leadership Council as part of an energy conservation service-learning project.




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Destrehan routs ESJ to advance to quarterfinals
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