Photo Gallery: Student Ingeniuty

Photo by Michael Erb Blennerhassett Middle School eighth-grader Zach Parsons prepares to roll a marble through his theme park ride “Zombieland,” which was made of piping insulation, duct tape and a pegboard. The creation was part of a STEM challenge where students designed and built models of theme park rides.
Photo by Michael Erb Blennerhassett Middle School eighth-grader Erin Riesbeck waits for a marble to make its way through her Tom and Jerry-themed ride.
Photo by Michael Erb Students at Blennerhassett Middle School designed and created models using different materials and designs to represent the science and engineering found in theme park rides.

PARKERSBURG — Students at Blennerhassett Middle School demonstrated their engineering skills Friday by creating functional theme park rides. The rides, which could be roller coasters or water slides, had to allow a marble to safely traverse its length without additional help from the student.

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