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Alexander Mataloni

Hometown: 
Fairfax Station, Virginia
School: 
South County Secondary School
Age: 
13
Grade: 
8
What is your favorite subject in school?: 
Science
What kind of extra-curricular activities or hobbies do you enjoy participating in?: 
I love to ride roller coasters because I love rides that are very extreme. I've been playing baseball since I was 5 years old. I like to collect and build airplane models.
What career do you want to pursue and why?: 
I want to become an aeronautical engineer because I love working with airplanes and flight science.
Why did you enter in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?: 
My teacher told my class about this challenge and I said sure I'll give it a shot--and I'm glad I did.
What do you enjoy most about science?: 
I like how in science that there is always something new to discover and that those discoveries can be pretty interesting.
Anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself?: 
My favorite television show is MythBusters.
State: 
Virginia

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