Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mississippi Monday

The Mississippi River is super important in making sure we have the ingredients we need to make the food we eat.  For example, one barge load of wheat is enough to bake 2.25 MILLION loaves of bread. Join us on … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

Did you know that the Mississippi River carries more than just water?  Each day the Mississippi carries 436 TONS of sediment (dirt, mud, and other stuff that settles to the bottom of the river) down river.  436 tons equals 872,000 … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

Did you know that the Mississippi River is changing so often that it is almost impossible to measure its length?  Different groups cannot agree on how long the river is because it changes and moves and gives people different lengths … Continue reading

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