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Winchester, Ontario teacher Jeff Arsenault and his students monitor the progress of their seeds up Mount Everest via the internet.
Winchester, Ontario teacher Jeff Arsenault and his students monitor the progress of their seeds up Mount Everest via the internet.

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Students at an Ontario school are hoping they've set a new world record for taking the most sunflower seeds to the top of Mount Everest. 5,000 seeds were sent from Winchester Public School to the top of the world's tallest mountain. Climber Justin Merle reached the peak last Friday carrying the seeds in his pack. Now, they'll be sent to schools across North America. Todd Moe has more on the "Seeds to Everest" project and its goal of inspiring a love for gardening and the environment.

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