"Hey. Hey guys, Come look at this." Mrs. Petersen called.
Clustering together the four trail group members leaned out over the pond's edge, and peered into the water.
After walking through the redwoods for over an hour, everyone relished a moment to sit. But Mrs. Petersen's excitement had pulled them up and to the water. The squabbling abated. The chatter ceased. Everyone's"s gaze followed their teacher's pointing finger.
"It's a crawdad!"
"Can I grab it?"
Look, there's another one."
"And one there."
And the silence was lost to the discovery.