Science students wow parents, teachers

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Science students wow parents, teachers

Sixth-grader Kyren Feher experimented with speed and penetration of arrows with different tips shot at a target. “My mom was the shooter, and I was the data dude,” he told The Challis Messenger. He used a chronograph to measure arrow speed and a ruler to measure how deep arrowheads penetrated the target. “My dad was the convincer to have my mom shoot because she was worried about hitting the chronograph. She did great.” Although a 125-grain arrowhead penetrated deeper than an 85-grain, the 85-grain was faster and probably the best. An archer only gets one shot when hunting a particular game animal, Kyren notes. Todd Adams photos

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