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Year: 1995 – Province: Alberta
Stephen Jeans scrounged four computers for his Grade 7 and Grade 9 science classes at St. Stephen Elementary and Junior High School in Calgary, and 11 more that he found are shared among students and teachers. Mr. Jeans believes that a computer offers the motion and colour to make abstract scientific concepts easier to view and manipulate. Computers can, for example, explain the universal theory of gravitation in a fraction of the time it takes to explain it using a traditional medium such as a chalkboard.
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