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Zero-gravity flights kindle science spark

From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
June 28th, 2006

Forty teachers were doing somersaults on June 24 trying to get their students interested in science curriculum topics.

These intrepid educators had the opportunity to experience first-hand how math, science, and engineering principles can affect human activities in a weightless, or low-gravity, space environment through a new program from Northrop Grumman Corp. The program, called "Weightless Flights of Discovery," kicked off at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

Designed to help educators inspire and nurture student interest in technical or scientific careers, the program will involve 240 teachers from all

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  • Zero-gravity flights kindle science spark

    From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
    June 28th, 2006

    Forty teachers were doing somersaults on June 24 trying to get their students interested in science curriculum topics.

    These intrepid educators had the opportunity to experience first-hand how math, science, and engineering principles can affect human activities in a weightless, or low-gravity, space environment through a new program from Northrop Grumman Corp. The program, called "Weightless Flights of Discovery," kicked off at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

    Designed to help educators inspire and nurture student interest in technical or scientific careers, the program will involve 240 teachers from all

    ...

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