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  • 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
  • Intel ISEF 2018

    Top Winners from 2018Gordon E. Moore Award Winner of $75,000 

    Oliver Nicholls, 19, of Sydney, AustraliaAutonomous Window Cleaning Robot for Commercial High Rise Buildings

    Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards - $50,000 each

    Meghana Bollimpalli, 17, of Little Rock, Arkansas, United StatesGreen Synthesis of Phosphorous, Nitrogen Co-...

    15:32 PM, October 10, 2018
  • STEM Ecosystems

    STEM Learning Ecosystems provide the architecture for cross-sector learning, offering all young people access to STEM-rich learning environments so they can develop important skills and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math throughout preK-16.

    Strong STEM Learning Ecosystems feature dynamic collaborations among schools, out-of-school time programs, STEM expert...

    10:44 AM, September 19, 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
  • 2018 Top 300 MASTERS by Fair ID

    The Top 300 MASTERS are listed in state order by Society Affiliated Fair ID. Students that were nominated by their state fair as well as their regional fair are notated with *.View the Top 300 MASTERS in alphabetic order by last nameSee the Top 300 MASTERS BookRead the press release for more information. View the full list of 2018 EntrantsAlabama Prabhakar, Ashwin Grade: 7thAffiliate Fair ID:...
    11:53 AM, September 5, 2018
  • 2018 Top 300 MASTERS

    Some facts about the 2018 Top 300 MASTERS:The Top 300 MASTERS hail from 224 middle schools in 35 states and represent 120 regional and state science fairs across the U.S.78 are from California, followed by Florida with 33, Texas with 21, Pennsylvania with 18, and Oregon with 12.The Top 300 MASTERS were selected from more than 5,000 nominees and 2,537 applicants. Each application received three...
    11:53 AM, September 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Creating a noninvasive glucometer for diabetes

    It's imperative that diabetics measure their blood glucose levels (BGL) several times a day. To do so, they use a glucometer, which breaks the skin with a needle in order to draw blood. The blood is then deposited onto a testing strip, and the measuring device determines BGL.

    “For diabetics, this process of pricking the skin happens multiple times a day to monitor their BGL...

    09:00 AM, August 22, 2018
  • Doing Science

    There’s a moratorium on mass shooting research. This high school student is studying it herself.

    Mass shootings are a prevalent issue in America. A 1996 bill, which included the Dickey Amendment, has had a chilling effect on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) ability to research the link between firearm ownership and mass shootings in America. Elizabeth Shytle, an inquisitive high schooler from Columbia, South Carolina, wanted to fill in this statistical gap...

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

    An alum who combines engineering skills with a passion for Scandinavian folk music

    Matt Fichtenbaum (Intel ISEF 1962, Westinghouse STS 1962) has eclectic interests, ranging from art to science. He studied electronic engineering in college and began playing Scandinavian folk music on the nyckelharpa and Swedish fiddle after living in Sweden.

    His fascination with science and music began at an early age. Matt's parents always had music playing in the house, and he...

    09:00 AM, August 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Acai berries could transform this wasteland

    Urban growth in the Amazon is often unsupervised, unregulated, and organic, which leads to irregular housing, lack of infrastructure, and the use of improper materials for construction. These irregular housing communities are called favelas, and are constructed of concrete, bricks, steel bars, sand, and rock. In São Paolo and other regions of Brazil, a lack of resources and poverty has...

    09:00 AM, August 15, 2018

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