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College in the Schools algebra students test wind turbine designs

Susan StaatsHigh school algebra students enrolled in PsTL 1006 Mathematical Modeling and Prediction visited campus recently to test their wind turbine designs. About 100 students participated in this College in the Schools Field Day, organized by faculty coordinator Sue Staats (associate professor, Postsecondary Teaching and Learning), with assistance from Selcen Guzey (Stem Education Center) and Tamara Moore (Curriculum and Instruction). Participating high schools were El Colegio Charter School, St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, Le Center High School, Community of Peace Academy, and North High School of North St. Paul, whose 8-volt-producing design won them the Titanium Turbine trophy.

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