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Sarasota Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 5 years ago

Students discover science of life


Students in the environmental-science program at McIntosh Middle School recently visited Selby Gardens for hands-on botanical research experiments. The students compared soil samples to measure for organic versus inorganic matter and used a turkey baster and a sieve to examine the tanks of bromeliads for microorganisms. They discovered that household plants often house living animals.


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