Writing with Scientists

Elliot, Oregon
Grade 10, Age 14

Elliot's report about Jupiter's moons won a 2005 Young Naturalist Award.

Here Elliot clearly states what he's investigating.

The Dance of the Moons

My goal was, if possible, to observe and record the positions of the moons so I could determine their relative distances from Jupiter and their patterns moving around it, using the data to construct an accurate model of the inner Jovian system.

Learn more about Elliot and his report.