On Tuesday, students in John Frassinelli's fourth-grade class did something that they have never done before.
They had a popcorn tie-breaker.
Each year, the class does a lab in which they test the kernels of popcorn that pop with two different brands, Orville Redenbacher & Kroger. Eight teams of two students apiece pop both brands under controlled circumstances and count the popcorn that pops. The whole project takes about two weeks and there is alwa...