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Brandeis students explore science

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At the Brandeis School in Lawrence, fourth-graders explored density using oil, water and pancake syrup. The students made predictions and went on to explore buoyancy, and what will float?

Seventh-graders were able to visualize the difference in composition of elements, compounds and mixtures through a hands-on activity. The manipulatives they used were plates, gumdrops and toothpicks.