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  • Lemelson Early Inventor Prize

    Society for Science & the Public is proud to partner with The Lemelson Foundation to expand innovation and invention initiatives for middle school students. The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize, sponsored by The Lemelson Foundation, is a $100 award to be given at Broadcom MASTERS-affiliated fairs in 2019.

    This award will provide a $100 award and a certificate to a young inventor...

    15:29 PM, January 18, 2019
  • LF BCM TEST EMBED PAGE

    */ LF BCM TEST The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize Presented by the Society for Science & the Public The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize Fair Report Form Our fair did not select a winner this year; there were no eligible 6th-8th grade student entries. I verify that the judging process utilized The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize criteria provided and that the student...
    12:45 PM, January 10, 2019
  • Grievance Policy

    Each year, the Society for Science & the Public (the Society) affiliates approximately 420  regional, state and country fairs, from which winners are selected to attend Intel ISEF. Each affiliated fair may send a pre-determined number of projects to Intel ISEF (as factored by participation and high school population). 

    The Society outlines the rules and standards by which a Society-...

    15:18 PM, November 29, 2018
  • Broadcom MASTERS 2018 Finalists

    The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) announced on September 18 the selection of 30 middle school students as finalists in the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS® competition.

    Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public on September 18 announced the 30 finalists in the 8th annual Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier Science, Technology,...
    11:46 AM, September 18, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Could clay work as a natural pesticide?

    Pesticides contain harsh chemicals, high levels of toxicity, and risks to human and environmental health. Despite these concerns, pesticides are perceived as necessary and are used generously in the U.S. agricultural industry.

    Anna Mathis, a high school student from Sandersville, Georgia, was concerned about the negative impact of pesticides. She studied the agricultural industry...

    09:00 AM, August 13, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Measuring antibiotic resistance among E. coli

    Antibiotic resistance is a serious issue facing both medical providers and patients.

    According to the World Health Organization, a growing number of infections, such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and salmonella, are becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used to treat them become less effective. Antibiotic resistance can lead to longer hospital stays, higher medical costs,...

    09:00 AM, August 8, 2018
  • Doing Science

    How did one rural state triple its student science engagement?

    Getting teens in rural states more involved in science can be an enduring challenge. In Maine, with only one interstate highway, many educational communities face isolation and seclusion. Stefany Burrell, STEM Education Specialist at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA), is addressing these concerns by working to expand STEM education opportunities for students across her...

    09:53 AM, July 16, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'Science fair is a process, and I'll work with them the whole way through'

    Shana Lee, a graduate research assistant for science education outreach at Mississippi State University, works with a local high school to encourage students to enter science fairs. Last year, she received the Society's Advocate Grant for her work mentoring young people to complete scientific research projects and enter them into science fairs. The grant helped her grow the program, and...

    10:48 AM, June 27, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Overcoming obstacles on the road to Intel ISEF

    After Lisa Ranney’s son competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 1999), she began encouraging other students to attend. As a science and math teacher, she is all about promoting STEM. But it wasn’t until she learned about the Society for Science & the Public’s Outreach and Equity Programs that she began promoting science fair participation to...

    10:13 AM, June 25, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Overcoming obstacles on the road to Intel ISEF

    After Lisa Ranney’s son competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 1999), she began encouraging other students to attend. As a science and math teacher, she is all about promoting STEM. But it wasn’t until she learned about the Society for Science & the Public’s Outreach and Equity Programs that she began promoting science fair participation to underserved and...

    09:00 AM, June 25, 2018

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