Science event, college ‘rocks’ for RC students

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Students from C.E. Jacobson Elementary in Rush City took part in the “Science Rocks” conference Jan. 8 at St. Cloud State University.

The students participated in hands-on, mini-sessions on dissecting hearts of cows and sheep, building roads atop gelatin and operating on a sheep’s intestine before suturing them back up as veterinarians. They also learned about some of Minnesota’s strange creatures.

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In the conference’s grand finale, two former science professors presented “Spectacles of Physics.” Along with being awed by this presentation, the students had fun being college students for a day.

The sixth-grade students who represented Jacobson Elementary at the conference were Eddie Blazek, Sandon Stepp, Anna Bush, Lauren Steltz, Branden Carmichael, Sarah Schmidt, Broderick Larson, Daniel Lund-Koecher and Matthew Papke.

 

 
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