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Article Exploring a Woodlot's Ecosystem Chances are you've heard the saying "There's no such thing as a free lunch." But did you know that it's one of fundamental... Article Shaped by Nature and Man: The Geological History of the Palisades This 10th-grader from New York reflects on how the colliding of continental plates and the force of glaciers helped shape the "mysterious... Article Investigating Vegetation and Small Mammals in the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area of the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming Along with students from her Pennsylvania high school and a high school in Scotland, this 11th-grader spent three weeks doing fieldwork... Article A Day at the (Barrier) Beach: My Expedition to Sandy Hook Which has more oxygen: ocean water that has been aerated by turbulence, or bay water that has been fed by oxygen-producing plants?... Article First Flights: Fledgling Bald Eagles in Southeast Alaska Before a bald eagle can soar majestically through the sky, it must learn how to fly. Get a firsthand look at several eaglets' first... Article Tardigrades as Environmental Bio-Indicators Six years ago, the bear-like appearance of these microscopic organisms hooked this 12th-grader from Iowa. Learn how her interest... Article How Do Humans and Plants Interact in Tidal Wetlands? How is cordgrass able to survive the high salinity of a marsh when other plants can't? An amazing adaptation that lets it secrete... Article Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Rochester, New York, Area When this ninth-grader from New York uncovered fossils in the state's Finger Lakes region, it was the first time they'd seen light... Article Fiddler on the Marsh Fiddler crabs never stray far from their burrow. That's why they will do anything to avoid getting caught and measured, as this ninth-grader... Article The Big Chill: Calming Signals Among Wolves Wolves have long been the favorite animal of this eighth-grader from Illinois. Learn how she turned her interest into an insightful... Article Reading the Rocks at Cornwall, Pennsylvania See how a day of collecting rocks on the north shore of Long Island turned into an exploration of the Earth's history for this eighth-grader... Article The History and Geology of Rocks and Fossils in Helena, Montana Granite rocks that resemble elephant heads, sapphires that range from the common blue-green to shapes of pink and yellow ... examine...