Students show practical uses for math, science

Journal Gazette & Times Courier reports that fifth graders from the Mattoon grade in Illinois, like their counterparts in various grades from across the state, combined ingenuity and technology with their studies in science and math to research a variety of environmental and biological topics. Students presented their findings Tuesday in one of many displays in the Eastern Illinois University Grand Ballroom, at a gathering for Project STAR, the Science/Mathematics and Technology Applications and Research initiative.

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