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Students should not have to settle for science taught from a cart

A science classroom should reflect the real world for students. In the real world they are surrounded by science, in their bodily well-being, in the wonders of the natural world, and in the technology that permeates almost everything they do.

The message sent to students by forcing science teachers to teach from a movable cart (“A need for room,” Metro, April 3) is that science is something that is done 20 minutes a day, if that, and not something that is fundamental to their education and to their lives.

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