Students get hands-on lessons from NAWCWD scientists

Students get hands-on lessons from NAWCWD scientistsMiddle schoolers get a hands-on physics lesson by launching water rockets they built themselves. Starting today, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade boys can register to watch fluid dance, make combustible candy and much more through hands-on workshops at the annual Young Engineers and Scientists! Conference Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in McLean Laboratory at China Lake. Mentors from Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division will teach scientific principles with fun flair to the first 150 students to register. Registration runs Aug. 18-28, available at local schools and online at yesridgecrest.com. For more information e-mail yes.ridgecrest@gmail.com. -- Courtesy photo

Story First Published: 2017-08-18