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|Title||Author||Grade Levels||Key Words||Georgia Standards of Excellence|
|Birding & Binoculars||Kiersten Nelson, Carol Yang, Isabella Ragonese, Cali Wilson||K-3||wildlife, ecology, birds, binoculars||SKL1a, SKL2, S1Lb, S2L1a, S2L1c, S3L1, S3L1a, S3L1b, S3L1c|
|Aerosols and the Environment||Charles Perrie, Omar El Hajj, Kruthika Kumar||9-12||aerosols, mortality rate||SG5|
|Separation and Analysis of Components of a Mixture||Harshani N. Rathnaweera||5-8, 9-12||chemistry, separation techniques, mixture, physical and chemical properties||S8P1, SC3|
|Torus Tic-Tac-Toe||Sarah Blackwell, Devashi Gulati||5-8||mathematics, geometry, symmetry, reasoning||MGSE8.G.1, MGSE8.G.2, MGSE8.G.4|
|Myelin Gets on My Nerves||Austin Passaro||9-12||neuroscience, nervous system, brain, spinal cord, neuron, glia, anatomy and physiology, myelination, information processing, neurological disorders, ALS, multiple sclerosis||SAP1, SAP3|
|What is a Neuron and What Does it Do||Kendall Clay||9-12||neuron, cells, neuroscience, synaptic transmission, neuron psychology||SSPBf|
|Junior Wildlife Epidemiologist||Emily Herring, Megan Lott, Christina Welch||3-5, 5-8||wildlife, microbes, diseases, natural systems, environment, ecology, veterinary medicine, public health||S5L3.a,b,c; S5L4.a,b|
|What a Bug Wants||Julia Frederick||K-3, 3-5||insects, behavior, survival, habitat, pollution||S3L1, S3L2, MGSE3.MD.3|
|Marine Phytoplankton||McKenzie Powers||9-12||biological oceanography, climate change, phytoplankton||SEV2, SMI2, SEC2, SEC5, SB5|
|Anatomy of the Eye||Diana “Anna” Knight||5-8||anatomy, physiology, ophthalmology, optometry, eye anatomy||S7L2|
|Data Drive - Urbanization of the American White Ibis||Matt Tatz||9-12||data analysis, graphing in Excel, hypothesis testing||SEV2, SEV4|
|Monarch Migration Adventure||Julia Frederick||9-12||parasite, predation, competition, human interaction, environment, behavior||SEC3, SEN2, SZ4, SZ5|
|The Retina and Color Vision||Rida Osman||5-8||cells, organs, eye, retina, color vision, evolution of color vision||S7L2|
|Viruses & Virus Mutation||Megan Lott||3-5, 5-8, 9-12||microbes, viruses, infection, mutation||S4L1, S5L4|
|Introduction to R Studio||William Norfolk||9-12||data science, data analysis, R, and Rstudio||NA|
|A Community Beneath our Feet||Jordan Argrett||3-5||plants, fungi, symbiosis, nutrients, soil, ecosystems, mutualism, mycorrhizae||S3L1, S4L1|
|Bees in the Flower Fields||Summer Blanco||3-5, 5-8||trait variation, natural selection, survival||S7L3|
|Survival of the Fittest - Understanding Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in Planarians||Kendall Clay, Taylor Medlock-Lanier, Jennifer Jenkins||5-8||reproduction, genotype, phenotype, traits, genetic variation||S7L3|
|Radon - Staying Healthy at Home||Derek Cooper||3-5, 5-8||Radon, radiation, air pollution, health, air quality, lung cancer, elements||HE6.2.j, HE7.1.d, HE8.1.c|
|Symbiotic Relationships between Microbes and Larger Organisms||Kailey Ezekiel||3-5, 5-8||microbiology, ecology, microbiome, animals, microbes, symbiotic relationships||S5L4|
|Waves, Currents, and Tides||Tametria Gadson||3-5, 5-8||waves, currents, tides||S5L4|
|Squirrel Pox - An Educational Game for High School Ecology or Epidemiology Students||Anecia Gentles||9-12||ecology, pathogens||5B5, SEV5, SEPI2, SEPI3, S3L1|
|Reading Features of Georgia Fish||Austin Heil||3-5||adaptations, fish, biology, features||S3L1|
|Communities in Balance||Daniel Suh||9-12||species interactions, coexistence, diversity||SEC3|
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