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Lorena Lindemann, right, helps Jesus Naverez, 12, as he uses a cordless pipette Monday to transfer agar to a petri dish as part of an experiment conducted by Willmar Middle School students in the mobile lab of the St. Cloud State University Science Express. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller(

Willmar, Minn., students become scientists for a day

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WILLMAR -- Students at Willmar Middle School have the chance to become scientists, at least for a little while.

The St. Cloud State University Science Express mobile science laboratory will be at the school through Thursday. It's a semi-trailer, and with pop-out sides, it forms a five-station science lab and a conference room.


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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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