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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.
 

11:50am, January 21, 2015

On January 21, 40 high school seniors were named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public. Finalists will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. from March 5-11, where they will compete for more than $1 million in awards.

11:57am, January 7, 2015

On January 7, 300 high school seniors were named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public.

10:33am, December 15, 2014

Raul Colon (Intel ISEF 1998) is the CEO and Founder of Limonade, Inc., a consulting company focused on online business strategy, web development, and managed digital marketing. He is also president of Cima IT Solutions, a consulting company specializing in custom WordPress themes and building clients' web presence.

12:08pm, December 10, 2014

Raul Diaz (ISEF 1981, 1982, 1983) is currently a Vice President and Elkton, VA Plant Manager for Merck and Co. He has received positive attention in the community for creating novel partnerships between Merck and the University of Virginia’s Department of Chemical Engineering.

1:50pm, December 9, 2014

Paula Golden, President and Executive Director of Broadcom Foundation and Director of Broadcom Corporation Community Affairs, was recently featured in a Huffington Post blog speaking about collaboration and the impact it has on women pursuing careers in STEM fields.

9:52am, December 2, 2014
Holly Jackson explains her project to kids at Public Day

Holly Jackson won the top award at the Broadcom MASTERS in October 2014, both for her project exploring the relative strength and compatibility of threads and fabrics, and for her overall STEM excellence and leadership shown throughout a series of hands-on challenges.

11:45am, November 24, 2014

David Soto-Pantoja was an Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) finalist in 1998. He recently participated in a “reverse science fair” during our Broadcom MASTERS competition, and is planning to be a Grand Award judge at Intel ISEF 2015 in Pittsburgh this May.

10:52am, November 18, 2014

The Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public and the nation’s oldest and most prestigious high school science and math competition, will offer three new top awards of $150,000 in 2015.

Overall awards for the Intel Science Talent Search 2015 will total $1,612,500; following an increase of $382,000 in awards from 2014.

3:30am, November 14, 2014

Benjamin Frison (Intel ISEF 2003, 2004, & 2005) currently works as an Engineer in the Department of Transit Infrastructure and Engineering Services at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Prior to his current position, he worked as a Systems Engineer at Gryphon Technologies, working primarily on researching and testing improvements to military-class marine vessels. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, where he was a Westgate Scholar.

10:15am, November 12, 2014
Finalist Priyanka Naranyan explaining her project on public day

SSP, Intel, and the Pittsburgh Local Arrangements Committee invite middle and high schools (grades 6-12) from Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas to apply to participate in the Education Outreach program. This program is a hands-on, interactive day celebrating science held on Thursday, May 14 during the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).

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