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Paul Mcwhorter Eldorado Space Program

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Paul McWhorter spent over fifteen years at Sandia National Labs before returning to his hometown and teaching at the local high school. Mr. McWhorter teaches a variety of math classes along with engineering classes. McWhorter has helped the school develop their own Space Program.
The Eldorado Space Program consists of student engineers who design, build, and program sophisticated instrument packages sent into space to record vast amounts of data. Journeys to the edge of space and back involve keeping live telemetry with the packages. The team has developed an innovated technique that allows their launches to be successful.
The space program is based on project based learning. Mr.McWhorter’s class room is anything but normal, it is run much
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