Twelve winning essays from the YNA 2004 contest year
Twelve winning essays from the 2004 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Winning essays ranged from the an investigation of the divergence of marine iguana species in the Galapagos archipelago, to life in a Vernal pool, to a comparison of copper ore deposits in two Arizona copper mines.
Come exploring with this 9th-grader from Texas as she watches a thriving vernal pool habitat rise up from an area of dried-up muddy earth—and then disappear once again.
"What can I do for a decent science fair project?" See how this 12th-grader from Ohio turned his answer to this common question—a road mortality survey of snakes—into a four-year study and a published paper.