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Kellar Weisgerber admires the snow globe he built during Saturday Science Hour.

Kellar Weisgerber, 10, of Fruita admires the snow globe he built with the help of his mother Robyn at the John McConnell Math and Science Center, 2660 Unaweep Ave., during the center’s Saturday Science Hour today. Kellar put together a New York City scene with the statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, then added glitter and water mixed with glycerin.

Today’s lesson was on how different fluids affect polymers. Admission is free to to the weekly Saturday Science Hour.

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