Writing with Scientists

Sarah, New York
Grade 10, Age 15

Sarah’s report about how bats use their ears won a 2005 Young Naturalist Award.

Sarah’s introductory paragraph shows her personal voice.

The World Through a Bat’s Ear

People traditionally associate bats with vampires, Dracula, and other unpleasant matters. But watching them fly around in the dark of the Negev Desert in Israel as a young child, I became fascinated by the magical movements of these mysterious creatures. Wherever I visited, wherever I lived, bats were there.

Learn more about Sarah and her report.