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A Galaxy Far, Far Away — Right There On The Ceiling
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Egg babies created by Aaron Warren's ninth-grade students at Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School in Los Angeles. Courtesy of Aaron Warren hide caption

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Behold The Humble Block! Tools Of The Trade
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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage
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The Slide Rule: A Computing Device That Put A Man On The Moon
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