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Have you seen those glazed eyes when you ask students to pull out their textbooks? There’s a much different reaction when teachers pull out well-crafted experiments or announce a field trip; students’ eyes light up, and they become involved and engaged in learning. Continue reading
As the curriculum requires students to have concrete hands-on experience, this often involves building models, platforms, and simple apparatus to demonstrate science principles. Continue reading
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