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Summary: Virtual labs epitomize the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices
Pros: Teachers receive real-time alerts about where their students are struggling.
Cons: Currently, simulations are only available for some of the NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas.
Bottom Line: Earth, life, and physical science simulations coach kids through the NGSS Practices.
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