Thursday, November 17, 2011

IN THE NEWS: Science teacher inspires class

The kids in Gay Young’s science class at Kumeyaay Elementary School in Tierrasanta don’t leave her lessons behind them in the classroom. They have so much fun that they keep it going on the playground.

One of those lessons was on moon craters and the meteors that may create them. Young’s students were dropping balls into containers of flour to mimic the craters and measure them based on the different sizes or weights of the balls, or the height and speed at which the balls hit the flour. They were also handling moon rocks from NASA. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune»