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Supplemental Science: UK energy researchers energize an interest in science for students

“We need scientists and engineers. If we can convince one of these kids to go into science, it’s worth it,” said University of Kentucky engineer Jack Groppo, who volunteers with the elementary schools program. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   Lab teachers at Yates, Liberty and Russell Cave elementaries have teamed up with scientists from...

Russell Cave Elementary students get three new musical PVC pipe and steel instruments

Students at Russell Cave Elementary enjoy new instruments installed in the playground. (Photo from FCPS)   Recess at Russell Cave Elementary now reverberates with more than the sound of children’s laughter as students enjoy three percussion instruments newly installed near the traditional playground equipment.   “They can experiment and just play because that’s how kids learn this stuff,”...