Schools in central Florida are incorporating higher-level technology -- from USB digital microscopes to 3D projectors -- into classroom instruction to help engage students in lessons. "The concept of molecular simulation is hard to lecture or describe to students, but explaining it using a 3D projector image really helps those students gain an understanding of a process that spans every living organism," said Chad Dorsey, president of Concord Consortium, a nonprofit research-and-development group.

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