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The newest 3D computer models by zSpace were an ideal choice to bolster the school’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum.
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LAS CRUCES – When classes begin early next month at New America School in downtown Las Cruces, students will be able to dissect an eyeball with the click of a mouse.

They’ll also get to feel heartbeats at their fingertips while examining a cross-section of a human heart, watch the entire life cycle of a butterfly before their eyes, and later solve a crime through the latest forensic science technology.

All of which will be made possible through five recently purchased computers featuring technology that combines virtual reality and augmented reality to create an immersive and interactive learning experience.

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Principal Margarita Porter said the new computers — the newest models by zSpace — were an ideal choice to bolster the school’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum.

“We looked at these computers and we thought this was a great way to bring the technology and the science into our classroom while keeping our students safe,” Porter said, “and they don’t have to have a large, fully equipped science lab when we can bring it just to a computer.”