Education can learn from self-sustaining eco-systems

Self-sustaining spider-worts

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In 1960 David Latimer placed a small spiderwort plant in a 10-inch glass terrarium with some soil and water. He sealed the glass bottle and put it in a sunny corner of his house. The terrarium flourished.

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