Physics Olympics Print

The Washington High School Physics team took 2nd at the State Level with a total of 38 points! The State Physics Olympics Competition was held last week at the UNI McLeod Center in Cedar Falls. Mr. Richard's Physics Team did a fantastic job with great results: Soda Straw Arm (1st place- 10 pts), Materials Handling (2nd place- 9 pts), Mouse Trap Car (4th place- 7 pts), Self-Propelled Catapult (5th place- 6 pts), Physics Challenge Problem (5th place- 6 pts) and Toothpick Bridge Building (8th place- 2.5 pts). Pictured in the first picture: Colin, John, Jared, Ryan, Edgar and Angel with the Toothpick Bridge being built (it held 14 pounds at the competition!). Pictured in the second picture are Ryan & Edgar with the Self-Propelled Catapult they built. Congratulations Everyone!