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Kids get up close and personal with model planets

Kids learned about the sun's position during different times of the day. Kids learned about the sun's position during different times of the day.
Spark Point Innovations used hands on demonstrations. Spark Point Innovations used hands on demonstrations.
Over 25 kids were in attendance. Over 25 kids were in attendance.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

21st Century Learning Program students at Albany's Martin Luther King Junior Elementary got hands on lessons about the solar system this afternoon.

Spark Point Innovations wowed students with facts about Earth and its surroundings.

"As they were walking in the door you saw them," said program director for 21st Century, Erin Hutchins. "They were like 'Oh my gosh, look!' and they were just so excited to see this type of thing here.Just to work with students and make sure they are exposed to different things like this is just a joy.And the 21st Century program is a good platform for that."

The program included large models of our planet, the moon., and the sun and tours through the Earth's orbit.

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