FARMINGTON, Utah -- Utah State University has made a tradition of giving middle school and junior high school students a chance to get out of the classroom and go to Lagoon for a field trip every Spring.
It's called Physics Day, and students and teachers alike say it really does involve a lot of learning.
"This is the best learning experience ever," said Elena Rovira, a student from Churchill Junior High School.
"It's cool for them to come here and see 7,000 other people who see being a geek isn't so bad," said JR Dennison, a physics professor who helps organize the event.
Among the activities, students created protective containers meant to keep eggs intact as they're thrown from Lagoon's Skyride.