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Grades 6-8


Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Irrigation or Evaporation?

This young naturalist set out to determine if irrigation or evaporation played a bigger role in dropping water levels in his neighborhood lake.


Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Juvenile Blue Crab Cannibalism

Habitat destruction and overfishing aren’t the only obstacles faced in trying to increase the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population. Investigate the destructive role cannibalism plays in captive habitats.


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