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Local foundation brings science to Ravenswood

Original post made on May 14, 2018

Thanks to a volunteer-led effort and funding from the nonprofit Ravenswood Education Foundation, there is a fledgling but thriving science program that's giving K-8 students hands-on experience.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, May 12, 2018, 5:40 PM

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Posted by Janet
a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Weekend Acres
on May 14, 2018 at 12:27 pm

Great that the kids learn science but I would draw the line at frog dissections. That is incredibly inhumane and given the fact that frogs are dying out all over the world, it is not responsible. If they must dissect something, it should be dead before they start, and you cannot do that with a frog.


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Posted by Sybille
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on May 14, 2018 at 9:49 pm

I second Janet’s comment about dissecting frogs. NOT good. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has mentioned dissection simulation programs or something to that effect. I’d be happy to try and get something like that for the District.


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