California schools feature hands-on curriculum to engage students

12/29/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Teachers at a California high school use project-based learning, hands-on activities and group work to engage students in classroom lessons. For one recent assignment, students constructed a 4-foot-tall working roller coaster entirely out of paper. Students were enthusiastic about the team project, which included learning about potential and kinetic energy, velocity and energy conservation.

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