From space to Sumter: Students learn chemical mix can help plants grow in space

BY BRUCE MILLS
bruce@theitem.com
Posted 8/14/18

"It did. It really did," said Alice Drive Middle School student Alana Garrick.

"Yay," said fellow rising seventh-grader Mary Brooke Mooneyham.

That's after the two learned on Friday in a special ceremony at the school that sodium polyacrylate …

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