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Current Event August 1, 2014

Sixth Grader Makes a Discovery about Lionfish in School Science Fair


Lionfish in Florida cause anxiety for fisherman because they are invasive and have no known predators. But until a sixth grader did a groundbreaking science fair project, scientists assumed lionfish couldn't survive in fresh water. Her project proved the fish can survive in fresh water and her results caught the attention of a large science publication. Listen to this public radio story to learn how she did it.

Life Science

Story Length: 3:55

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AIR DATE: 07/20/2014


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