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Tadpoles, Anyone?

Back in grade 5, we did a unit on the river. I remember coming down to the river to take samples of water, test the water temperature, and do some other sciency things. I also remember that my teacher, a rather petite woman, stepped into a spot on the river that was deeper than her hip-waders, effectively making her pants into a pool. I believe the same unit had us watching as tadpoles turned into frogs in a tank at the back of the classroom.

This afternoon, I walked the same stretch of river. And lo and behold, there is an immense tadpole nursery. After watching for a little while, it kind of made me gag. BUT if you know any children (or teachers) looking for tadpoles to turn into frogs, I know exactly where you should go.


Katie V. said…
Gag????! I am SO JEALOUS! I love tadpoles. I still play with them if given the chance.....awww pollywogs.

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