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Hundreds of young students and their parents learned about seeds and plants at a AAAS exhibit on the “science of spring” during the 2010 White House Egg Roll.

In line with First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to curb childhood obesity through eating well and exercising, the AAAS-Science booth featured hands-on activities focused around plants, nuts, and seeds associated with fruits and vegetables.