Community Partnerships

Outside Experts Boost Project Authenticity

Students are deeply motivated when they review their physics work with professionals in the field.

George Lucas Educational Foundation

Science and Math Institute

Public, Urban
Grades 9-12
Tacoma, WA

The Knowledge in Action PBL AP Physics curriculum was originally created by the University of Washington College of Education and LIFE Science of Learning Center 2013–2016; adapted and supported by Edutopia's sister division, Lucas Education Research and their partners 2016–2018. Lucas Education Research and Edutopia are both funded by the George Lucas Educational Foundation.