Seen on the Science Fair Scene

At science fairs, students get to travel the world, gain research experience, and make new friends. Oh, yeah, and then there are the prizes.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM October 1, 2007

Every spring, more than 1,000 high school students from around the world compete for millions of dollars in scholarships and other prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). But prizes aren't the competition's only draw.

Science projects are great opportunities to build real-life research experience. And once students experience science fair success, they have opportunities to travel. Along the way, they make friends whom they often see from one competition to th...

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