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Water science: Fifth-graders see how many pennies can float in a tin foil boat.

Fifth grade students from Benton Community and Central Lutheran (Newhall) visited Rodgers Park for Conservation Day on Thursday.

Despite occasional rain, the students learned to identify what they see in ponds, and other lessons including: Archery, atlatl, amphibians, recycling and others.

Johnson and Linn County conservation personnel helped Benton County naturalists Karen Phelps and Aaron Askelson with the presentations, along with others.

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Thanks to everyone who made this day a huge success. Other county conservation naturalists were from Buchanan, Chickasaw and Iowa county. ECICOG, ISU Extension, and many volunteers also gave of their time.
By: Karen Phelps on May 10th 10:21pm

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