Archive October 2016

Keeping it Real: Learning STEM in the Middle of a Lake

How do you make science more meaningful for young students?

For many teachers in northern Vermont, the answer is to take their students out of the traditional classroom and into nature.

The Community Sailing Center on Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vt., has been helping teachers in these efforts through the Floating Classrooms program since 2009.

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The program provides science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, learning opportunities through hands-on experiences related to sailing.

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