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Bonamici observes fourth graders learning about fish

April 7, 2019
In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a longtime advocate of adding the arts to science education, got a firsthand look at what students are learning.

Bonamici stopped Friday at Imlay Elementary School in Hillsboro, where fourth-grade students of Brooke Godfrey were learning about fish. The lesson, taught by environmental educator Tonya McLean of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, gave students an opportunity to pick up a fish.

"It's so important for these students to learn about science in hands-on ways," said Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton who sits on the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

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