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By Colleen Kesterson

Students Benefit From Local Grant - Host Science Fair


Colleen Kesterson, Pathfinder

Elijah Nelson (left) and Camden Gleason stand in front of the colorful bulletin board about butterflies and plants about which they studied and then made booklets. The kindergarten through second grade students made the display for the science fair April 26 at the Swan Valley Elementary School. Butterfly pupa hang in the cage. The students are waiting for the butterflies to emerge and then let them fly free outside. Plants are emerging from the seeds the student planted.

SWAN VALLEY - All 31 Swan Valley Elementary (SVE) School kindergarten through eighth grade students participated in a Science Fair held April 26. It was the culminating activity resulting from the Swan Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) grant SVE received this school year.

The funds enabled the students to visit the Insectarium in Missoula, Mont., the Planetarium at the University of Montana and hosted the Mr. G science show.

The students were also able to work with the We Are Montana in the Classroom Program. The University of Montana sponsors faculty members, graduate students and profes...

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