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  • Doing Science

    Three young scientists attend the Nobel Ceremony in Sweden

    Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes have been presented to Laureates in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature on Dec. 10, the death anniversary of Swedish polymath, Alfred Nobel. These individuals have made tremendous strides in their areas of expertise and have enlightened the next generation with their bodies of work. The Society is invited each year to name three ...

    16:14 PM, March 1, 2019
  • 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
  • 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

    Could clay work as a natural pesticide?

    Pesticides contain harsh chemicals, high levels of toxicity, and risks to human and environmental health. Despite these concerns, pesticides are perceived as necessary and are used generously in the U.S. agricultural industry.

    Anna Mathis, a high school student from Sandersville, Georgia, was concerned about the negative impact of pesticides. She studied the agricultural industry...

    09:00 AM, August 13, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science: A stepping stone to politics

    Science can be a good stepping stone into the political arena. Through science fairs, participants can gain important communication and public speaking skills. Conducting scientific research can teach patience, persistence, and how to overcome failure with grace. Moreover, a passion for science may easily translate into a political focus.

    Below, read about four alumni of Society for...

    09:00 AM, August 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Incredible women entrepreneurs guiding young women into STEM

    From teaching young women to code to providing empowering dolls for kids, four Society for Science & the Public alumni — Pooja Chandrashekar, Anvita Gupta, Kavya Kopparapu, and Neha Chauhan Woodward — founded companies to inspire other young women to have the confidence to enter careers of their choice.

    Below, read stories about these incredible women in STEM.

    Pooja...
    09:00 AM, July 31, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Society alumni are changemakers

    Conferences occur every day all over the world; Upswell Labs is turning the typical conference on its head with its new "unconference," devoted to bringing changemakers together. Upswell invited a few Society alumni to join in the experience during its June 4 unconference in San Francisco.

    Thomas Colburn (Regeneron STS 2016), Anvita Gupta (Intel STS 2015 and Intel ISEF 2013), ...

    09:00 AM, July 26, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Finding a natural source of medicine in waterfall plants

    When you think of western medicine, you wouldn’t necessarily think of herbs or other plant sources. But three high school students from rural Brevard, North Carolina believe we can find novel sources of natural medicine in plants, specifically those next to waterfalls. Plants in these areas, called spray cliffs, are constantly misted by the spray of water, making them vulnerable to...

    09:00 AM, July 24, 2018

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