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Students from Dawson School participate in Rube Goldberg Day

Dawson School recently held two of its students' favorite annual events - Rube Goldberg Day and El Mercado. While one teaches science and engineering and the other is focused on Spanish, both are examples of the engaged and relevant learning that is a priority at Dawson.

RUBE GOLDBERG DAY: When is the last time you heard sixth graders casually having conversations with each other about a fulcrum? This marvelous annual event invites sixth-graders to create an unnecessarily complicated answer to a physical challenge (e.g. catch a mouse); then groups demonstrate their work to students in othe...

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