Science Competitions Integrated Into Curriculum
Competition has brought out the best in students at Lyman High School : Styrofoam gliders, designs for airplane wings, and miniature rockets built to soar hundreds of feet in the air.
For teacher Bill Yucuis, it’s about fun, creativity—and day-to-day classroom instruction.
Each year, students at the Longwood, Fla., school, outside Orlando, take part in science and engineering competitions, which have given rise to a wealth of air-and-space creations. They join thousands of their peers across the country who sign up for contests designed to inspire students and allow them to apply science skills in...
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