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Children at Play are Pint-Sized Scientists

Walking creek side in Forest Park on a recent chilly afternoon my friend and I witnessed an excited band of pint-sized scientists conducting a playful experiment. They were testing their hypothesis that a leaf would float. To their delight, not only did the leaf float, it rode the sidling current downstream, followed by the giggling club of future thinkers and creators, oblivious to the cold.…