Parents at Woodland and Kaiser elementary schools started an experiment in 2010. Now, after two rounds of privately funding a dedicated science teacher, they have a simple conclusion:
"It works," said Tricia Lamb, the teacher funded by the Kaiser Woodland Schools Foundation.
Lamb holds one of two dedicated science positions at the twin elementary schools. When her job was at risk of disappearing in 2011, parents fought to keep Lamb in the lab and kids experimenting with fulcrums, sound and states of matter.