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  • Doing Science

    The trials and errors of inventing

    One middle school student found a sustainable way to clean up oil spills. Nathan Deng, a 2016 Broadcom MASTERS top winner, found that existing surfactant measuring options are crude or costly. So he invented a cheaper tool.

    Now, Nathan is working on packaging his surface tension kits for students and people in developing countries. He's also figuring out how to educate people on using...

    09:00 AM, May 12, 2017
  • ISEF 2017 Alumni Lunch

     

    Take a break from the competition and celebrate with other ISEF finalists who have gone through the Society's various science programs! Then, stick around for the Society Alumni Entrepreneur and Excellence in Science and Technology panels in Halls G/H.

    Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017Time: 12:00 PMLocation: 403B **Seating is limited. Please RSVP by...
    11:39 AM, May 4, 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

    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

    40 finalists and 40 STEM dreams

    Forty posters, 40 finalists, 40 hopes and dreams about STEM. Today, the 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists are presenting their scientific research to the public at the Regeneron STS 2017 Public Exhibition of Projects at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C.

    We spoke to four finalists right before the Public Exhibition of Projects began. Read on for an inside look...

    11:30 AM, March 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Training the next generation of STEM leaders

    Elson Galang leads a network of Intel ISEF alumni in the Philippines. He was an Intel ISEF 2012 finalist and brings alumni in the country together to train hundreds of students and teachers in precollege research, and equip them with skills for science fairs and beyond.

    He is inspired by the great work Society for Science & the Public has done. "We have seen how the Society provided...

    07:00 AM, February 23, 2017
  • Doing Science

    STEM mentor? Apply to our Advocate Grant Program

    Are you a STEM mentor? Apply to our Advocate Grant Program by February 26.

    Society for Science & the Public's Advocate Grant Program provides a stipend to an individual (teacher, counselor, mentor), who agrees to serve as an advocate for 3-5 underrepresented students to transition them from conducting a scientific or engineering research project to completing applications to...

    10:00 AM, February 21, 2017
  • How to Write an Intel ISEF Abstract

    What is the purpose of the abstract?

    The abstract should be a brief, yet comprehensive synopsis of the research project. It should seek to highlight the research question(s), experimental procedures, data, and conclusions in a way that is concise and easy to understand. It will be reviewed by Special Award Organization and Grand Award Judges to determine whether the project stands out within...

    15:06 PM, February 17, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Finding sustainable cleaning methods for oil spills

    Cleaning up oil spills is an intensive, dirty job. One middle school student wanted to find the most efficient and sustainable cleaning method for oil spills.

    Nathan Deng, a 2016 Broadcom MASTERS top winner, washes dishes at home and noticed that both dishwashing and oil spills require surfactant chemicals. Surfactants grab onto grease to help water wash it away. They break up the...

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

    Even those who aren't 'geniuses' succeed in STEM

    Anarghya Vardhana first got into virtual reality by throwing boxes at her sister using an Oculus developer kit. She's moved on from that to venture capital for technology.

    STEM, she says, is a way to bend the rules and create new ones.

    Anarghya was recently named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. She was recognized in the venture capital sector for her work at Maveron, a venture...

    07:00 AM, January 10, 2017

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