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16th April 2010
Science pupils have been discovering the science behind becoming an Olympic or Para-Olympic athlete. Pupils at the Sittingbourne Community College have use a mixture of glucose, candles and oxygen to mimic the effects respiration on an athletes body during energy release.
A professional engineer has been on hand to help pupils discover the explosive impacts, in a move funded by the Royal Society Partnership Grants project. The school pupils have been developing moving limbs and examining the impacts on the body of competing in the Olympics.
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