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Dear SciStarter Class of 2020:
Congratulations! You should be proud of the many contributions to science you’ve made this year, despite facing enormous challenges. SciStarter members, fortified by the addition of nearly 18,000 freshmen this school year alone (new SciStarter members), made 4,266,108 project contributions to science!
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But while today we celebrate the accomplishments of the past, we also look forward to new opportunities, including the SciStarter projects and initiatives shared in this newsletter. We hope you will embrace them with the same enthusiasm you’ve shown all year.
And now, you may throw your mortarboards.
The SciStarter Team
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay
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New on our Syndicated Blogs:
Kids at Home? Earth School Wants to Send Them on a Nature ‘Quest’, via Discover Magazine
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