The American Rescue Plan: Giant strides forward on child poverty

Poverty, Threats

The American Rescue Plan: Giant strides forward on child poverty

The “seed experiment” is a favorite science project from preschool on up: A child plants identical seeds in two pots. She places the first pot inside a dark closet and leaves it there. She then puts the second one in a sunny spot and waters it every day, and waits to see what will happen. It’s very easy for even the youngest children to figure out that their seedlings need the basics — sunlight and water — if they are going to survive and thrive.

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