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  • 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

    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
  • Intel ISEF Judging FAQ

    Below are some frequently asked questions about judging at Intel ISEF for Grand Award judges. Please click on the question to learn more. If your question is not answered here, please email your category co-chair or judging@societyforscience.org. 

    Where do I park?Where do I check in?When can I review projects?What should I wear?Where in the convention center are the projects, and where...

    15:25 PM, April 10, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Why I volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    By Scott Duke Kominers

    Intel ISEF 2005, Intel STS 2005MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business SchoolFaculty Affiliate: Harvard Department of Economics and Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and ApplicationsCo-chair: Mathematics Grand Awards Judging, Intel ISEF

    My Intel ISEF project back in 2005 was in quadratic form representation...

    07:00 AM, March 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    The importance of science mentorship

    Masayuki Mac Takahashi, a Society alum of the 1959 National Science Fair competition (now the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair), returns to judge projects at Intel ISEF. He judged at this year's competition in Los Angeles.

    Dr. Masayuki is one of seven directors of the Japan Science Society. In the 1959 competition, held in Hartford, Connecticut, he won the 3rd place award...

    09:00 AM, May 24, 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

    Volunteers needed at Intel ISEF 2017

    Society for Science & the Public seeks volunteers to serve as judges, interpreters, and to provide general support for the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) will be held May 14-19 in Los Angeles, California.

    Every year, thousands of individuals contribute their time and energy to Intel ISEF — as judges, interpreters, and event volunteers. Our volunteers...

    10:47 AM, November 14, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS awards $100,000 in prizes at 2016 national middle school STEM competition

    Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the winners of the sixth annual national Broadcom MASTERS competition for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders.

    Broadcom Foundation and the Society also announced first and second place winners in each of the STEM categories of science, technology, engineering, and math, the Team Award, and two Rising Stars who will be...

    09:06 AM, November 2, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Combating global warming through science fair projects

    In high school, Naveena Bontha created an energy efficient way to reduce people's carbon footprints. The Washington state high school student's novel approach to create inexpensive electrochromic coatings for smart windows earned her the attention of one of the Special Award Organizations at the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in May.

    In her project,...

    07:00 AM, September 27, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Science fair is ultimate self-expression for kids

    Gwynne Ash is an Intel ISEF 1983 finalist who returned as a Grand Awards Judge for Intel ISEF 2016. Now she's excited to see the 2016 finalists' projects. Gwyne is overwhelmed by the quality of their research.

    Journey from finalist to judge: I don’t remember not doing science fairs. It's the ultimate in self-expression for kids, if they’re interested in science.

    In 1983 I...

    19:09 PM, May 10, 2016

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