Panning for gold 2-15-13
Photos by John Ehlke
Addison Elementary fifth grader Trevor Kuhfuss, 10, reacts as he measures out the amount of gold he found while panning for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Kuhfuss found 88.3 grams of gold during the exercise. Addison Elementary fifth grader Nathan Rafko, 10, pans for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Addison Elementary fifth grader Michael Schuster, 10, smiles while he pans for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Addison Elementary fifth grader Emily Becker, 11, marvels at the clump of dirt she just picked out while panning for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Addison Elementary fifth grader Travis DuFour, 11, talks with Colby Hora, 11, as the two feature drawn on beards while panning for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Addison elementary fifth grader Willem Steenbekkers, 11, shows off the amount of gold he has found while panning for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. <br/>Addison Elementary fifth grader Ben Westerman, 11, measures his gold carefully  while panning for gold apart of the westward expansion unit in Hartford on Friday afternoon. Westerman found 47.5 grams of gold during the exercise. <br/>
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