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Building Blocks of Education

By Education Week Staff — December 12, 2007 1 min read

The students at Spencer Elementary Children’s Engineering Academy in Georgia showcase their knowledge of angles and arches, and math
and measurements.

All smiles after building a replica of The Parthenon in Athens,
Greece.

Another Parthenon.

A 3rd grader’s replica of The Coliseum in Rome, Italy.

A project done after studying arches, posts and beams.

How tall can these 1st graders build this structure before it falls?

The final product after studying how to build windows and doors
in the school’s engineering lab.

-Dr. Altomese Brown, EIP Teacher, Spencer Elementary Children’s
Engineering Academy, Savannah, Ga.

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