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Slap Shot by Joshua John Garcia

1st Place - Contrived Category

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School: Kuna High School

Teacher: Mrs. DaNel Huggins

Using a high speed camera, the instant of a hand slapping a stomach was captured. This activity caused a shockwave that originated at the hand to move across the stomach. This shockwave is in the shape of the hand. The shockwave was created by the transfer of energy from the hand to the stomach. The kinetic energy from the hand was transferred to the skin of the stomach and moves across the torso of the body.

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