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Summit Hill Junior High seventh-graders (left to right) Shayne Bonshire, Kailey McMahon and Geena DiBenedetto experiment with UV beads April 12 to learn about solar energy. The school installed solar panels over the summer and began working with them in the classroom this past week. Photos by Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media
Seventh-graders (left to right) Mackenzie O’Brien, Brigid Costello and Kylie Shaughnessy work with small solar panels in Roxanne Rodgers’ class.
Four 16-foot-by-16-foot solar panels top the south end of Summit Hill Junior High School. Photo submitted
Kirsten Onsgard, Editor
1:19 pm CDT April 17, 2017
Summit Hill Junior High seventh-grader Amanda Butryn dipped a thermometer into three beakers: one ice cold, one warm, one hot. She and her classmates watched the tiny UV beads inside, illuminated by an overhead projector.