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  • Doing Science

    Summertime and isotopes, mechanical engineering, bioinformatics, machine learning

    Summer is full of making new friends, staying up late, and doing science! That's what several Broadcom MASTERS 2016 finalists experienced this summer at STEM-themed camps and internships. These middle school students hiked in the Rocky Mountains, researched at university labs, created cellphone microscopes, and more. 

    Several Broadcom MASTERS 2016 finalists were awarded these summer...

    07:00 AM, September 22, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Meet the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS finalists

    Today, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced that 30 of the nation's brightest middle school students have been named Broadcom MASTERS 2017 finalists. For the second year in a row, there are an equal number of male and female finalists, who will compete for more than $100,000 in awards. 

    Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering...

    12:15 PM, September 20, 2017
  • Broadcom MASTERS 2017 Finalists

    The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) announced on September 20 the selection of 30 middle school students as finalists in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS® competition.

    Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) are proud to announce the...
    11:56 AM, September 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Growth Curve: Unraveling the mysteries behind why children do the things they do

    Why do children do the things they do? That’s something science journalist Laura Sanders explores in Growth Curve, which Science News introduced today as a redesigned, stand-alone blog that features the latest scientific discoveries related to parenting and child development.

    Through Growth Curve, parents will be able to cut through the inaccurate information and myths prevalent...

    09:43 AM, September 19, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Making science real for students with Science News in High Schools

    Like many science teachers, Natasha Schaefer doesn't like teaching out of a textbook. She knows her students will receive more valuable information with current scientific news. That's what makes Science News in High Schools so valuable to teachers like Natasha, a teacher at Woodcreek High School in Calfornia, and Chrissy O'Malley, a teacher at Carroll High School in Dayton, Ohio.

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    07:00 AM, September 18, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Finding common ground with scientists across the pond

    Participating in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is a life-changing experience. But in addition to experiencing the excitement of Intel ISEF 2017 and winning Best of Category awards, Davey Huang and Daniel Zhang received another life-changing opportunity when they won the Philip V. Streich Memorial Award to attend the London International Youth Science Forum (...

    08:00 AM, September 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Designing your own experiment to debunk the 'five-second rule'

    We've all been there. You're excited to take a bite out of your lunch, but then it drops on the floor. You quickly pick it up, but — is it safe to eat?

    In Eureka!Lab's second DIY Science video, science education writer and resident scientist Bethany Brookshire puts the five-second rule to the test. Bethany finds that bacteria don't really wait for the count of five. If food has...

    10:40 AM, September 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Ten tips from Davidson Fellows on how to be successful in STEM

    We’re proud to say that 14 out of the 20 Davidson Fellows announced this year are Society alumns! We asked them for their advice on being successful in STEM – here’s what a few of them had to say.

    Benjamin Firester, Intel ISEF 2016 "Explain your work to as many people as you can. Get good at articulating it simply and concisely, even in ways accessible to children. The better you can do...

    08:00 AM, September 12, 2017
  • Doing Science

    An inside look at the 2017 Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS

    Earlier this summer, 2,499 Broadcom MASTERS entrants submitted applications to the national middle school science and engineering competition. The Society congratulates the entrants for their impressive and innovative research projects. From the entrant pool, the top 300 MASTERS were named.

    Here are some fun facts about this year's top 300 MASTERS:

    225 speak or study a foreign...
    14:30 PM, September 11, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Announcing the 2017 Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS

    Every year, Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public inspires young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the future through Broadcom MASTERS. Today, Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science & the Public are proud to announce the Top 300 Competitors in the seventh annual Broadcom MASTERS competition—the nation's most prestigious...

    12:09 PM, September 6, 2017

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