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STUDENTS LEARN ECOLOGY LESSONS AT “RIVERFICATION”

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Around 1500 sixth graders from Sioux City and South Sioux City took to the riverfront Friday to learn about the Missouri River and its environmental impact.

The students checked out several booths and took part in ecological activities as part of the 4th Annual “River”fication STEM outreach day.

Joel Dejong of Iowa State University’s Extension Office was one of the presenters:


OC………..filter for water. :10

DeJong used grape kool aid and a couple of student volunteers to get his point across:


OC……….go through our soils. ;19

There were 44 presenters on topics such as wastewater treatment and recycling.