Curiosity Cube Brings a Mobile Science Lab to Vail Elementary Students

Apr 6, 2018 12:10 PM ET

Originally Published by Valley News

Curiosity Cube, a retrofitted shipping container transformed into a mobile laboratory, paraded through Temecula, Feb. 22-24, during their second annual nationwide tour.

The local branch of Millipore Sigma, an international life science company, reached out to Vail Elementary School and River Springs Charter School to give students a day of hands-on science experiments and learning. The 22-foot by 10-foot, solar-powered laboratory holds advanced technology in virtual reality, augmented reality, high-tech microscopes, 3-D printers and touch screen TVs, creating an interactive experience. Local elementary school students learned about how the brain learns and adapts to the world around them and about the role of cells and their structures.

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