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New Evolution Video Uses Kids' Artwork

A teacher created this video using artwork from elementary school students.

New Evolution Video Uses Kids' Artwork

Evolution comes to life in this video, which is cute but also a little scary when the volcano erupts. According to, it was created by Tyler Rhodes, a student in the animation program at Virginia Commonwealth University. The artwork came from students at Patrick Henry School of Science and Art. 

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