Posted by: D. Rand | October 28, 2013

Tulip bulbs planted by first grade botanists!

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First graders at Glastonbury-E. Hartford Magnet School planted Red Emperor Tulips as part of an International Journey North seasonal study of springtime plant emergence. Every first grader planted a tulip bulb outside our new school and planetarium building. In addition, each student measured, weighed and dissected a bulb to compare and identify parts of the bulb that will grow into a red tulip sometime in the spring. Students also brought home an extra bulb to plant near their home.

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