Bringing science to life

On a perfect summer’s day, a consortium of teachers from school systems on the mainland visited Block Island to learn from its natural environment, while sharing information and ideas about science through the practice of computational thinking.
“Every time we can go, and learn, it’s important to bring what we learn back to the kids,” said Kym Bontempo, a third grade teacher at the Dunn’s Corners School in Westerly, while standing on the shoreline of the Great Salt Pond. “I came to Block Island to look at things with a fresh eye. I thought:

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