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Figure 10: Orange Wingate Sandstone

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A Beach Walk in New Mexico

While planting strawberries in her backyard, this freshman from New Mexico discovered a fossilized seashell. Follow along as she searches for evidence of her state's watery past.

Norway maple leaves on the verge of turning to autumn color

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Alien Plant Invaders

Armed with mug shots of New York's top 20 plant invaders, this junior began an expedition in her backyard. How many of these non-native invasive plants had already gained a foothold?

Figure 10: A sketch of the outside and inside of a Douglas fir cone.

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Salmon Creek: A Search for the Missing Salmon

One hundred years ago, salmon were so plentiful that children could stack them along the banks like firewood. This seventh-grader wanted to know what happened to all the salmon in Salmon Creek.

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