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From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week: Automaton Project

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Physics teacher Scott Swaley of High Tech High developed a project using automatons - mechanical toys -- to teach principles such as torque, mechanical advantage and angular velocity to his 12th grade students, who designed and constructed the automatons.



The automaton project video was made for the McGraw-Hill STEMIE awards, for which Swaley received honorable mention. An HD version is available here, and more background on the project is available here.

Do you have a video showcasing your best use of technology? To be considered for Tech & Learning’s “Best Tech Practice” video series, please email cweiser@nbmedia.com.  

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