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Physics teacher Phil Moon (left) watches Jordan Ranous demonstrate the effects of liquid nitrogen on small objects like pencils, flowers and apples. Within seconds, the objects were frozen to such a degree that when dropped they would shatter.
Physics teacher Phil Moon (left) uses a used plastic television screen to demonstrate to MPHS science students Wednesday the properties of a lens. If the right kind of lens is focused on an exact spot with continuous sunlight, Moon and students were able to set ablaze everything from a board (above) to old shoes to soda cans to even a penny.
MPHS physics students Destiny Ackerman (left) and Chelsea Huddleston look through a used plastic television screen that was used in a science experiment to demonstrate the properties of a lens.
Physics teacher Phil Moon looks through a used plastic television screen Wednesday while a student provides the MPHS teacher with a set of rabbit ears. Moon was teaching MPHS science students how a lens can set ablaze everything from a old shoes to soda cans to even a penny.
Physics students Chelsea Huddleston, Thomas Gibson and Alex Santos use a plastic television screen to refract the sun's light and burn a soda can Wednesday.