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Albert Tung

Hometown: 
Irvine, California
School: 
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School
Age: 
13
Grade: 
8
Albert likes competing in science fairs and is in both the science and math clubs. He is also a member of a symphonic orchestra.
What is your favorite subject in school?: 
Science
What kind of extra-curricular activities or hobbies do you enjoy participating in?: 
I read science magazines, play golf and play viola. They are challenging, educational and give me an opportunity to express myself.
What career do you want to pursue and why?: 
I want to become a biomedical engineer because it fuses two of my most favorite fields of science.
Why did you enter in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?: 
The Mythbusters inspired me to invent and question the world.
What do you enjoy most about science?: 
Science explains everything in a logical reasonable matter. It is the field where new discoveries and useful applications can be made.
What science accomplishment are you the most proud of?: 
My proudest science accomplishment is placing at the Southern California Science Olympiad MIddle School tournament. Our school team advanced to state finals for the first time in five years.
State: 
California

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