Up and Away

Photos by Marlena Sloss/The Herald
Sasha Lubbers of Schnellville, 9, looked up through the mist from a water rocket she launched during the STEM Explorers Camp at the Birdseye Branch Library on Tuesday. Director of Jasper-Dubois County Public Library Christine Golden of Holland said one of the biggest lessons for the children was “finding what works and what doesn’t work — trial and error.” The camp was hosted by the Jasper-Dubois County Public Library and funded by a grant from the Dubois County Community Foundation.

 

Ethan Lubbers of Schnellville, 11, center, and Gage Lubbers of Birdseye, 10, pretended to play music with their water rockets.

 

Gage Lubbers of Birdseye, 10, right, released his air pressure-powered water rocket as his cousin Ethan Lubbers of Schnellville, 11, watched.

 

Mason Lubbers of Birdseye, 12, tested his water rocket's parachute.

 

Cohen Klem of Birdseye, 10, played with his water bottle rocket.



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