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Grades 9-12

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Salting Winter Roads

Introduce students to the use of road salt to keep roads clear of snow and ice, potential problems with road salt runoff,  and to Dr. Sujay Kaushal, the scientist who conducted the study on salt in the Baltimore water supply.

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Salt And Living Things

A close look at how added salt affects living things, at the cellular, organismal and ecosystem level.

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Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Testing Water Quality Near a Public Landfill

The landfill dump near his home had been closed for years, but was their still a risk of chemicals lingering in the groundwater? See what this young naturalist's experiments determined.

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Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Selective Territoriality Among Foxes

The gift of a game camera led this young naturalist to discover wildlife in his own backyard. Find out what he discovered when he focused in on the gray fox.

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