Extra, extra, read all about it! The IKS Highlander—currently under construction at Harrison Middle School—was featured in a fantastic TribLive article.
Here’s a quick excerpt:
“This is a real life experience,” said Michael Kaleta, science department chair at Harrison Middle School. “The choices that the kids make individually will affect the outcome of the simulation and will affect the outcome of what the other jobs will have to do.”
Each mission often has an ethical decision that the students will face.
“Yes, they’re doing the science behind it, but then there’s that point in the mission where the kids will have to make a decision that they know is going to affect people in a certain way,” Kaleta said.
Check out the full article.