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Online Science Project Launched by CU Nobel Laureate Receives $2.5 Million to Enhance Middle School Science
November 29, 2010
Two students tweak the ramp of a skateboarder in Energy Skate Park, sending her on a steep track that ends in a wild loop. They measure the energy of her motion as she goes.
University of Colorado at Boulder
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