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This Sunday, celebrate science at the Intel STS Public Exhibition of Projects

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The 40 Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) 2015 finalists are presenting their research at the National Geographic Society in downtown Washington, D.C. this Sunday.

All attendees should remember to sign up for a free three-month digital subscription to Science News, a SSP publication, and a special perk available only at this event to thank the public for joining SSP and Intel in supporting the Intel STS finalists. 

Remember, groups are welcome and the admission is free! 

Intel Science Talent Search 2015 Public Exhibition of Projects

Sunday, March 8, 2015
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

National Geographic Society
1145 17th St N.W
Washington, D.C.

If arriving by Metro Rail:

Red Line: At the Farragut North stop, take the L Street exit at the far north end of the platform. At the top of the escalator at street level, turn left (east) and walk one block. Turn left on 17th Street and walk 1.5 blocks. The National Geographic Society will be on the right side of the street.

Orange/Blue Line: At the Farragut West stop, exit towards 17th Street. Walk one short block east (in the same direction as the escalator leading to street level). Turn left (north) on 17th Street. Walk 3.5 blocks. The National Geographic Society will be on the right side of the street.

If driving:

Street parking is available and most metered spots are free on Sundays.There are also paid parking garages available in the area, though some may be closed on Sundays.

Entering the Building:

Please enter the National Geographic Society through the M St. entrance. As you enter the courtyard, please come in through the glass doors on the left, past the boulders and water feature.

Contact Information:

Contact SSP for information about the Intel Science Talent Search competition.
For information about the National Geographic Society, visit their website or call 202-857-7588.
Members of the media should contact Sarah Wood for more information.

2:13pm, March 2, 2015

Alex Kendrick, a senior physics major at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA and his younger brother Cole, a junior at Los Alamos High School, are alumni of several Society for Science and the Public programs. Alex participated in the Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge in 2006 and 2007, as well as Intel ISEF 2009 - 2011.

3:45am, February 25, 2015

Denise Gardner was a finalist in the 2003 Intel ISEF. At the fair, she presented her research on red wine color stability. Fermented grapes have taken Gardner’s career a long way, from Napa Valley to Penn State.

Check out the SSP blog post on why Gardner credits Intel ISEF for much of her professional growth, and will be giving back at the upcoming Intel ISEF in Pittsburgh this May.

3:45am, February 19, 2015

Frank Wang was a finalist of the 1982 Science Talent Search. Since participating in the program, Wang has gone on to build a successful business, receive multiple degrees in Math, and follow his true passion in teaching.

We caught up with Wang to hear about his experiences and successes. Read more on the SSP blog

3:30am, February 16, 2015

The 40 finalists of the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) will be presenting their research projects to the public on Sunday, March 8, from 1 to 4 pm at the National Geographic Society, in Washington, DC.

Read more about the Intel STS Public Exhibition of Projects

9:31am, February 11, 2015

With science fair season in full swing, SSP is gearing up for this year’s competitions. Click here for a full preview of important 2015 program updates.

9:44am, February 9, 2015

Yue Yao, an Intel ISEF 2014 finalist, won a grand award- a free trip to the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS), held in Poland.

Read about Yao’s recent trip to Warsaw to present his research on an optical computer design among 110 fellow contestants from around the world.

11:26am, February 4, 2015

As a father of two Intel ISEF alumni, Thomas Conroy, a mechanical engineer and two-time Intel ISEF judge, shared with us why judging in science fairs is worthwhile for him. 

9:26am, February 2, 2015

Annika Urban was a Broadcom MASTERS 2014 finalist. With the money her school has received for her participation as a finalist, Urban’s gone on to start SENSE, Student Exploration Network for Science and Engineering, as a way to teach robotics to other young students. Urban caught us up to her post-Broadcom MASTERS projects and shared insight and advice for other young students interested in science.

Read more about Annika Urban on the SSP blog. 

3:30am, January 26, 2015

Yi-Hsuan Huang was one of three Intel ISEF 2014 finalists to receive a week-long, all-expense-paid trip to the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS). His research delved into plant sciences, specifically looking into the function of a transcription factor called bZIP16 and how it plays a role in how plants perceive environmental signals to decide the best time to flower.

1:25pm, January 22, 2015

Old Orchard School received a $1,000 check to use for STEM programming, supplies, or activities from the Broadcom Foundation at a school assembly honoring Holly Jackson, top winner of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS.

Read about the award assembly

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