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'Earth Balloon' floats to Tokeneke

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The 20-foot-high "Earth Balloon" recently visited Tokeneke School in Darien. The balloon is an inflatable globe made up of a high-resolution satellite images with true-to-life colors. The students learned about the Earth's continents, oceans, ecosystems, weather and where certain animals live. They even entered, sitting right on Antarctica, while being treated to science presentations.

Students at Tokeneke Elementary School recently closed their books when the 20-foot-high "Earth Balloon" visited their classroom. The balloon is an inflatable globe made up of a high-resolution satellite images with true-to-life colors. The students learned about the Earth's continents, oceans, ecosystems, weather and where certain animals live. They even entered, sitting right on Antarctica, while being treated to science presentations.

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