How hip-hop music is changing science education

08/9/2013 | National Public Radio

Some educators are experimenting with using rap to teach science. In New York City, students from nine schools recently participated in the Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. -- Bring Attention to Transforming Teaching, Learning and Engagement in Science -- competition. In California, science teacher Tom McFadden asks students to research science history and write and produce raps on the subject. One group created a video about DNA and practices leading up to its discovery.

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