N.J. 4th-graders bring rain forest to their school

06/19/2014 | Daily Journal (Vineland, N.J.), The

Fourth-graders in New Jersey put on the "Agape Rainforest" exhibit at their school earlier this week to raise awareness of the world's rain forests. The students became tour guides and historians as they shared their knowledge about volcanoes, waterfalls and rain forest creatures with visitors. "The nice thing is this project reaches those higher-level learning skills. They remember this material as opposed to just making them take a test," said teacher Karen Simmons.

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