VAMPY TAs Do It All

On the second Wednesday of VAMPY, the classroom for Problems You Have Never Solved Before smelled like marshmallows, and Teaching Assistant (TA) Robin Tyler was supervising the testing of catapults. As each student team of two or three launched their marshmallow from a contraption made from rubber bands, craft sticks, and hot glue, Robin marked the landing spot with the end of a yardstick, measured, and calculated the distance travelled so teacher Catherine Poteet could enter the data into a spreadsheet.