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  • Doing Science

    Meet these 5 amazing women in STEM

    What does it mean to be a young woman in STEM? For some of the Society for Science & the Public alumni, it might mean going out in the field to study glaciers. For others it might mean encouraging other young girls to code or enter computer science. It means being an Olympic athlete and biology professor. It means having the power to change the world.

    Below, read stories about...

    12:02 PM, December 7, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Teen scientists invent accessible devices, research cancer

    A high school student inspired by her own hearing loss and use of hearing aids created an effective wind noise reduction device. Another is researching head and neck cancer — specifically how to inhibit cancer growth.

    Nurturing the next generation of scientists — like these young women — is one of our main goals at the Society for Science & the Public. To help us reach this goal, the...

    11:49 AM, June 5, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Before STEM 'I called it exploring'

    Tiasha Joardar is an Intel ISEF 2016 finalist who visited NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and CalTech on an Intel ISEF special award trip to California. She went with two other 2016 Intel ISEF finalists — Nicky Wojtania and Camille Yoke.

    We talked to Tiasha about her solar power research, how her Intel ISEF experience fed her passion for a STEM career, and wearing bunny suits at Caltech...

    07:00 AM, August 19, 2016
  • Doing Science

    From science fairs to red carpet premieres

    It's not every day that a high school junior gets to meet famed comic book writer Stan Lee — on the red carpet.

    But Janie Kim is no ordinary high school junior. She was a finalist in the Captain America: Civil War — Girls Reforming the Future Challenge, held by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS, and the National...

    07:00 AM, June 6, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Society alumni honored in Popular Mechanics

    Seven Society for Science & the Public alumni were recently Popular Mechanics magazine's Next Generation: Future Breakthrough awardees. The magazine described their projects and inspirations. Here are the Society alumni who were featured:

    Margaret Cirino, a junior in high school, plans to study engineering in the future. She was an Intel ISEF 2015 finalist and a Broadcom MASTERS 2013...
    03:00 AM, December 28, 2015
  • A teacher’s guide to mentoring in STEM

    There was once a girl named Beth who loved the environment. She took every course that her school offered in biology and environmental science. The teen studied science because she felt that it made her look smart. She also cared about environmental issues and liked to work outdoors.

    But she did not study science because she was passionate about it.

    That changed when Beth attended...

    08:00 AM, November 26, 2014 Science Education, Science & Society, Teaching Science

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