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Fourm News Service photo by Gary Miller Collin Bos, 9, left, and Myles Kinney, 10, watch a poultry processing machine operate. The demonstration was part of a talk by Seth Hammer, a electrical engineer with Nova-Tech. Bos and Kinney were two of the fourth and fifth grade students participating Tuesday July 23, 2003, in summer camp for the gifted and talented at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar, Minn.

Kids at Willmar, Minn., science camp build bridges and shoot off rockets


WILLMAR - A plastic 35mm film canister with an Alka Seltzer tablet and a bit of water inside makes a dandy little rocket. But if you make it more elaborate, will it fly higher?

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Linda Vanderwerf

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