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December 5, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST
To increase students' awareness of the environment around them, teachers winter their house plants on the second floor of Lee Hills Elementary, using them as a lesson in climate and plant ecology. The plants contribute to a quiet atmosphere for a reading lesson between second-grader Trisha and classroom "Grandma" Dorothy Grimes.

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