Del. school constructs building customized for teaching science, math

A private school in Delaware is starting the academic year with a new $7 million science and math center that includes labs and an area for physics experiments such as egg drops. Classrooms include desks that can be moved into different formations, while some walls are coated in dry-erase paint. "The old days of tables in a row with a teacher standing at the front of the room are gone," said Tom Hoch, Tower Hill School's science department chairman. "It's all about sharing information, collaborating and being flexible enough to have the building suit your needs," he said.

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