The Physics of "Punkin Chunkin" - "Punkin Chunkin" is the United State's annual contest to see whose homemade machine can hurl a pumpkin the farthest (without explosives!). Every November, thousands of amateur engineers converge on a farm in Delaware to put their contraptions to the test. The machines at the Punkin Chunkin festival rely on physics to get the pumpkin airborne & Hank is here to give you all the fascinating details of how it works. Happy Thanksgiving!
What is Pumpkin Chunkin & How to Host Your Own Event. Have you ever wondered what pumpkin chunkin is? Have you seen the huge worldwide event on TV? It's a competition of what device you'll use to chuck your pumpkin to see who can get it to go the furthest. Great event for boys!