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Science in the Summer program

Third grader Kira Lingle of Quakertown rolls up a streamer that represents a strand of DNA. The idea is to fit the long strand of "DNA" into an east egg that represents a cell nucleus. She's participating in GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer, a unique, hands-on learning program administered by The Franklin Institute that uses first-hand observation and experimentation to teach science to 2nd through 6th graders. The program is held through this week at the Quakertown branch of the Bucks County Free Library. EMILY ROBSON / THE MORNING CALL