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  • Doing Science

    Brave New Girls: Women in STEM

    Brave women characters play a variety of roles in both science fiction and in real-life STEM fields. At Awesome Con, Washington D.C.’s premier pop culture festival, both are celebrated, whether by fans in costume or through their lively and insightful panel discussions.  

    Science News for Students staff writer Bethany Brookshire moderated one such panel: “Brave New Girls: Women in...

    11:21 AM, April 13, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'Countries have political borders — science doesn't'

    It's not every day that a high school student is invited to China to deliver a keynote address on their scientific research. But that's exactly what Tassilo Schwarz (Intel ISEF 2017), a German high school student, was asked to do in Shanghai this winter. He spoke to winners at the 33rd Shanghai Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest, Shanghai's biggest science contest....

    11:19 AM, April 11, 2018
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    15:25 PM, April 10, 2018
  • Doing Science

    University-level equipment opens new doors for high school students in DC and SC

    High school students in Washington, D.C.'s McKinley Technology High School are building a water purification prototype that is small and simple enough for home use.

    The project is possible thanks to teacher Sherry Richardson and the Society for Science & the Public's STEM Research Grant. Sherry spent the grant, which can be used to purchase new equipment, mentor students, and...

    13:28 PM, April 9, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Neurologist relishes the combination of art and science

    Dr. Nina Schor (Westinghouse STS 1972) is the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). She's also a poet.

    At NINDS, Nina provides advice, mentoring, and support to people who serve the needs of those with neurological disorders and challenges. Her typical day varies. Nina often leads lectures, attends meetings, performs research, and...

    10:21 AM, April 6, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Colliding passions: A scientist’s journey from lab to newsroom

    The summer before his senior year of college at Yale University, Ike Swetlitz (Intel STS 2011) wrapped up his daily research at one of Yale’s physics labs, and was on his way to the grocery store. He was planning on meeting a friend for dinner that night. But before he could finish buying groceries, he heard about a huge protest going on outside a local homeless shelter. Not only was he...

    16:49 PM, April 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    How robot kits, an electronic scale and a wind tunnel are helping three rural schools engage students in scientific research

    At Greybull High School in Wyoming, a STEM Research grant has allowed obtaining materials that give students more opportunities to work in advanced fields like robotics, computer programming and engineering.

    Projects in engineering were limited to utilizing outdated technology that reinforced concepts that were already known, says research director Joel Kuper.“I believe that we...

    16:59 PM, April 4, 2018
  • Doing Science

    A 10,000-foot mountain pass won’t stop these kids

    Monte Vista High School is located in a remote part of Colorado. So remote that the nearest population center is a three-hour drive that requires traveling through a 10,000-foot mountain pass. Unlike schools located close to universities, where research program partnerships are often offered, Monte Vista lacks this type of access to labs and scientific mentors at these locations because...

    16:56 PM, April 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Grant helps students explore a new world of STEM interests

    Although the Philadelphia High School for Girls has a rigorous daytime science curriculum, the school lacked extracurricular programs to prepare students for science competitions or participate in STEM activities. Cristobal Carambo, a teacher at the school, wanted to change this—so he applied for the Society for Science & the Public STEM Research Grant.

    Thanks to the grant, Cristobal...

    09:15 AM, March 30, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Young scientists witness cutting-edge research at Janelia

    A scientist often has many responsibilities outside of conducting research. As the forty Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists learned during a visit to the HHMI Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, funding can be difficult to obtain and often feels like a full time job in and of itself. 

    Taking a break from the city for a few hours, the finalists headed out to Virginia...

    09:15 AM, March 29, 2018

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