After trudging through a muddy salt marsh, this young naturalist decided to investigate whether cercariae used chemo-orientation to find potential hosts.
The discovery of many dead barn owls lying around the highway peaked this young naturalist’s curiosity. See what he learned when from his investigation.
With the amount of snow and ice cover on the planet decreasing, this young naturalist set out to find a way humans might increase the planet’s solar reflectivity.
This young naturalist used a trip to the Grand Canyon to test her hypothesis: the higher the elevation, the greater the number of species of flora that would be present.
The first snowfalls of winter have transformed the landscape into a pristine, silent, unscathed world. The sounds of birds and animals that are so casual in other seasons are now magnified by silence. The bark of a squirrel is crisp and suspended in time, like the lingering imprint her paws leave on the snow. Winter is the invigorating cold, the silent struggles for survival, the stories written by paws and hooves on the snow; small details that could easily not be noticed.
Quantifying the Relative Abundance of Juvenile Atlantic Sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhychus, in the Hudson River
For years the populations of Atlantic and shortnose sturgeons were declining, particularly in the Hudson river. This young naturalists examined whether protective measures are making a difference.
Watch how a unique dual-satellite mission called GRACE-NASA's Gravity and
Climate Experiment-is revealing an unprecedented view of our water planet.
For background information, educational resources and more, visit Grace:
Tracking Water from Space on the Science Bulletins website,
Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science
Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of
Education at the American Museum of Natural History. This visualization
was supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
To the human eye, Bear Brook seemed devoid of life. But was that really the case? See how this young naturalist investigated the brook's ability to sustain life.
Increasingly, pharmaceuticals are being detected in the environment, which can endanger wildlife. This young naturalist examined whether bacterial species could aid water treatment.
This young naturalist traveled to the Gulf of Mexico to see whether the differences in two types of sea slugs were great enough to warrant their being classified as a different species.