In this 14-minute video Donna Midgol's students explore STEM in action by creating model roller coasters. The video shows Migdol's classroom management and teaching strategies for discussions and cooperative learning. Students must employ their knowledge of science and math to complete this challenge and improve their problem solving skills. Included with the video are reflection questions, video transcript, lesson challenge, and a student worksheet.
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