Sixth-Grader Invents Sandless Sandbags to Save Lives and Property in Floods

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Peyton Robertson 11 of Fort Lauderdale Fla. has the enthusiasm of an infomercial king and the ingenuity of Thomas Edison. The sixthgrader put his math and science skills as well as some reallife experience to use and created something that could help people and property during floods the sandless sandbag. Today he was named the winner of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his sandbag which could revolutionize the way we protect ourselves from flooding. I had a really terrifying experience with a hurricane said Peyton who attends Stanford Universitys Middle School. When I was 4

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