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  • Doing Science

    Mentoring in the summer, this Advocate goes above and beyond to help students

    In the summer, teachers typically receive well-deserved respite. However, Charmain Brammer, a teacher at SUCCESS Academy DSU (Southern Utah Center for Computer, Engineering, and Science Students) in Saint George, Utah, comes into her school over the summer to meet with students she’s mentoring, encouraging their involvement in the sciences.

    Charmain works with 10th-11th grade...

    09:00 AM, July 17, 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

    Coding with purpose

    When Anvita Gupta was in eleventh grade, all but two girls dropped out of her computer science class. She started to think about why she was so interested in computer science, and realized it was because she saw she could use it to make an impact in the world. This led her to found LITAS For Girls, an international nonprofit that guides and inspires girls to pursue STEM careers. LITAS...

    09:00 AM, July 11, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Students for Science set to host inaugural Student Advocacy Summit

    After last year's influential nationwide event, March for Science, a group of teens were inspired to take action. They created their own initiative under the March for Science umbrella called Students for Science. Three of the teen leaders of the student-focused offshoot working to expand the mission of the organization are Society alumni — Sophia Swartz (Regeneron STS 2018, Intel ISEF...

    10:58 AM, July 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Conversations with Maya: Kristina Johnson

    Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News, sat down to chat with Kristina Johnson, Chancellor of The State University of New York and an alumna of the International Science and Engineering Fair. We are thrilled to share an edited version of their conversation.

    You’re an alumna of the 1975 International Science and Engineering...

    10:51 AM, June 28, 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
  • Doing Science

    This judge has volunteered at Intel ISEF for 8 years

    Chuck Vukotich has volunteered as a judge at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fairfor eight years. He is an invaluable volunteer, and encourages science professors and professionals to give back by judging.

    Read on to learn more about what judging at Intel ISEF is like.

    Chuck's involvement in science fairs dates back to 1992, when he volunteered at the...

    10:11 AM, June 22, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Projects: STEM in the World. Solutions in Your Backyard

    By S.C.Stuart

    In an ornate conference room at the Omni William Penn hotel, Pittsburgh (built 1916), 24 young scientists, all between 12 - 14 years old, were going through their “elevator speeches,” coached by Paula Golden, President of Broadcom Foundation. They had come from as far afield as South Africa, India and China as part of Broadcom MASTERS International program, designed to give...

    09:00 AM, June 20, 2018
  • Doing Science

    STEM Activities: Radio waves, robots, and macro-invertebrates

    By S.C. Stuart

    It was their first visit to the USA, for most of the 24 young Broadcom MASTERS International delegates. Even for the few who had visited before, or grown up here, it was definitely their first time inside the electrical engineering laboratory at top university Carnegie Mellon — our first stop in a packed week of Intel ISEF-related activities.

    But as soon as they were...

    12:37 PM, June 19, 2018

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