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Opinion: Science education needs a reboot. LabXchange can help

One year ago   |   By STAT

What does it take to bring science alive from the pages of a book? A whole lot more than a hunk of Play-Doh.
That's what stands out from my seventh-grade science class in Brazil, when my teacher gave us an assignment to shape the colorful clay into a model of an embryo. On that day some 30 years ago, my group proudly unveiled our flat, pizza-like creation, just like what we had seen in the book. Our classmates laughed: Everyone else had 3-D models. They had grasped a simple concept that our textbook couldn't explain.
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