Senior School Physics Project Combines Science and Art

Physics students with Mr. AikenSenior School teachers Dr. Scott Peterson (science) and Scott Aiken (visual arts) recently combined efforts to provide Dr. Peterson's physics students with a unique learning opportunity.

After creating detailed designs via a CAD program, the students used a 3D printer to construct unique projects out of resin. Next, the students worked with Mr. Aiken in the BVAC metal studio to make a plaster cast of their molds. Once dry, the molds were placed in a kiln to melt out the resin. Finally, after the students poured molten pewter into the molds, they broke up the plaster to unveil their impressive projects!

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