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  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF challenges and motivates students

    We had so much support for our volunteering at ISEF blog posts that even more volunteers contacted us to be featured. Jessica Ullyott has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for several years. She said competition, like science fairs, makes us challenge and motivate ourselves to achieve more than expected. "By pushing ourselves and others, we push...

    14:24 PM, April 17, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science keeps this Olympian’s mind sharp

    Not only is Maria Michta an Olympian race walker, she also has a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences. She’s the ultimate combo of scientist and athlete.

    Read on to learn more about Maria’s adventures at the Olympics and how science helped to keep her mind sharp, while race walking made her more efficient in the lab. The Science Talent Search and other science fairs, she said, cultivated her...

    07:00 AM, April 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Inventing a car seat alarm to prevent future heat stroke deaths

    Middle school student Joaquin Haces-Garcia invented a car seat alarm system to remind parents that their child is in the backseat. He did so after reading a devastating story of a father whose baby died of heat stroke after accidentally being left in a hot car. Joaquin felt that something had to be done to prevent this.

    Read on to learn more about Broadcom MASTERS 2016 finalist Joaquin's...

    07:00 AM, April 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'The brightest minds and critical thinkers for tomorrow’s world'

    Jeanne Waggener is a pharmacist and volunteers at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Her son has competed in Intel ISEF as well. Returning to volunteer at Intel ISEF year after year forms "my science fair family," Jeanne said.

    This is the third in a series on volunteering at Intel ISEF. Read on to find out why science fairs are so important.

    These...

    10:16 AM, April 10, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Collaborating in science: Sixth Annual STEAM Conference at local school

    Students mixed homemade snot, sucked up a few boogers into droplets, and shot sneezes across a tarp-covered room. They compared the "sneezes" with and without tissues.

    This was just one of the sessions almost 600 students and teachers participated in at the sixth annual STEAM Conference at Georgetown Day High School (GDS) in March. The conference, which was funded for the second year by...

    07:00 AM, April 7, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science News is 'the perfect resource' in schools

    "Science News is great for kids because it broadens their view of what science is," a teacher wrote in a survey conducted about the Science News in High Schools program. "It's not just the biology, chemistry, and physics they learn in high school. There are so many different subjects covered, every issue has something intriguing for each kid."

    Science News is the perfect resource.

    ...

    10:47 AM, April 5, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs 'transform' students into leaders

    Janet Waldeck, a high school National Board Certified science teacher, has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for several years. "Where else can one meet the next generation of STEM leaders?" she asks, but Intel ISEF. She loves supporting a program that is "100% for children."

    This is the second in a series on volunteering at Intel ISEF....

    10:38 AM, April 3, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Forging your path: Women alumni panelists share their stories of success and support

    Over 130 alumni from across the Society for Science & the Public’s middle school and high school science competitions gathered for a brunch reception and panel discussion during this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search.

    Moderated by Society President & CEO Maya Ajmera (1985 STS), the panel was comprised of science professionals and Society alumni, including: Erika Angle (1999...

    09:00 AM, March 31, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Amazing teen scientists covered in the media

    The 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search was covered in major media outlets. Below is a wrap-up of the must-see coverage:

    CBS This Morning: Teen scientists solve mysteries, compete for "junior Nobel Prize"

    "The national Regeneron Science Talent Search is an annual competition known among scientists as a junior Nobel Prize. Some of the winners have gone on to win a real Nobel...

    11:14 AM, March 30, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society for Science & the Public Champions Science

    On April 22, scientists, science enthusiasts and concerned citizens will be gathering in Washington, DC and in cities around the world to demonstrate their passion for science and engineering. The March for Science seeks to bring together a diverse, nonpartisan group to advocate for scientific research and inquiry.

    Since 1921, the Society for Science & the Public has conveyed the...

    15:10 PM, March 28, 2017

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