BERWICK WINS UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON PHYSICS COMPETITION
BERWICK WINS UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON
BERWICK – Two Berwick Area High School Physics
Teams took 1st and Third Place at the “Kane” Physics Competition
yesterday at the University of Scranton.
attracted 31 teams from more than a dozen Northeastern Pennsylvania schools, with
teams competing in several physics demonstrations involving Projectile Motion,
Harmonic Motion with a Pendulum, Momentum and Collisions and Energy Loss. Participants also competed in the “Kane” Quiz
that featured problems in Mechanics, Optics, and Electromagnetism.
In the final
“Back to the Future” themed event, the Berwick – 1 Team completed a three-stage
problem-solving and building task to take 1st of the 31 teams.
Senior Spencer Yacuboski finished in the top three of the “Kane” Quiz and was
invited to compete in the “Physics Jeopardy” event, where he placed 2nd.
The Berwick – 1 Team (pictured) consisted of: Emily Dent, Olivia Lombardi,
Jacob Demler, Mason Kimbell, Madi Traugh, Spencer Yacuboski, and Zach
Mensinger. Matthew Shrader coached the team.