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Jay Shelton is an American physicist and school teacher. After he received a Ph.D. in physics, Shelton taught physics at Williams College for six years. After leaving Williams College, Shelton became a high school teacher. He has taught high school science and math for nearly three decades in Northern New Mexico. Shelton prides himself in his hands-on approach to science and math education. He encourages his students to think critically about science.

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