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Young Naturalist Awards

The 2014 Young Naturalist Awards Winning Essays

The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science.



Contest Guidelines

  1. Select A Project
    Scientific discovery begins with a question.
  2. Read The Rules
    Learn about how to prepare your entry for submission.
  3. Submit Your Entry
    Get ready to send your entry to the contest!

Learn more about the Young Naturalist Awards and how you or your students can conduct your own investigations in the natural world.




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