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24LNM expo 9: Travis Deurling, left, and Ashley Dougherty, 17, make Tyler Giles, 8, a boy in a bubble for a brief moment until the bubble popped.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Deurling, 17, left, and Caylin Shaw, 17, encase Ashley Dougherty, 17, in a bubble. Dougherty said they got the idea from their teacher, Marilou Edwards, who showed them a video of a similar experiment.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Manuel Vasquez, 17, prepares to shoot Brinlee Eller, 8, with a gust of air from a larger-than-usual ?Airzooka? or air cannon.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Taylor Emerson, 17, left, holds up a ?healthy? lung for Makayla McGinnis, 9, and Jocelyn Douglas, 8, to touch. Emerson said her booth was to show the difference between a healthy lung and a lung damaged by smoking. Both Makayla and Jocelyn said seeing the smoker?s lung made them not want to smoke.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Bella Barnes, 8, and Kaitlyn Younkers, 9, listen to Anthony Ruiz, 17, as he shows them how to make tie-dye using markers, rubbing alcohol and coffee filters. ?They don?t mix well so the colors spread,? Ruiz explained.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Michael Salazar, 18, led Kylie Oretler (dressed up as the school?s mascot) around the expo to meet the third-graders.
Stephanie Dumm/The News Messenger Mikayla Thorsted, 17, left, helps demonstrate torque to Jacob Waggoner, 9. Thorsted would spin Jacob, and if he put his hands out, his spinning would slow down, and if he put his hands close to his body, he would speed up.