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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

    Uncovering gender bias in grading

    When students complete their work in school, they expect to receive fair grades. But that's not always the case, according to Madelaine Panici, a high school student at Greely High School in North Yarmouth, Maine.

    The state of Maine recently implemented proficiency-based learning (PBL), which includes Habits of Work (HOW) grading and reporting. Under this system, schools are able...

    09:00 AM, July 16, 2018
  • Doing Science

    This young Indian scientist is inventing an accessible bike for the disabled

    Supporting and encouraging young scientists is core to the Society for Science & the Public's mission. Through a program called the Community Innovation Awards, part of the Society's STEM Action Grants, the Society recognizes and rewards amazing young scientists who are making a difference in their communities. For 2018, the Society has selected seven young scientists from around...

    07:00 AM, May 29, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winners soar to new heights at test pilots symposium

    Ivo Zell and Raymond Wang have a lot in common. They are both Gordon E. Moore Award winners, the top prize given at Intel ISEF. (Ivo won in 2017 while Raymond won in 2015.) But in addition to this incredible accomplishment, both were Special Award Organization Winners of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) in their respective years and later had an opportunity to speak at...

    11:29 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Science research pumps motivation into my veins': Intel ISEF 2017 finalists take on Estonia

    This summer, two Intel ISEF 2017 finalists traveled to Estonia to present their research at European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) competition. They were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017.

    Read on to learn more about their trip.

     

    Kendra Zhang

    HER FAVORITE PART OF THE EUCYS COMPETITION: Attending EUCYS was...

    11:44 AM, October 23, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Supporting Intel ISEF just makes sense'

    As the Society and participants around the world gear up for Intel  International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017 in Los Angeles, California, we're highlighting several Special Award Organizations (SAO). These SAO's honor several Intel ISEF finalists with awards such as tuition scholarships, math software, and more.

    NASA has been involved with Intel ISEF for many years....

    09:00 AM, May 8, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Supporting the next generation of scientists, programmers, and educators

    As the Society and participants around the world gear up for Intel  International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017 in Los Angeles, California, we're highlighting several Special Award Organizations (SAO). These SAO's honor several Intel ISEF finalists with awards such as tuition scholarships, math software, and more.

    One SAO, Wolfram Research, offers Mathematicia software...

    09:00 AM, May 5, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF 'supports the best young minds on the planet'

    As the Society and participants around the world gear up for Intel  International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017 in Los Angeles, California, we're highlighting several Special Award Organizations (SAO). These SAO's honor several Intel ISEF finalists with awards such as tuition scholarships, math software, and more.

    One SAO, the American Mathematical Society (AMS), has...

    09:00 AM, May 1, 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

    'I am going to be the first person on Mars'

    Eleanor Sigrest won the top prize of $25,000 at the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS, the premier science competition for middle school students. The award also included $1,000 for Eleanor’s school, Louise A. Benton Middle School, and $1,000 for her science teacher. Below is a full transcript of Eleanor’s speech — given during an awards assembly at her middle school in Manassas, Va.

    Hi everyone! I’...

    10:28 AM, December 12, 2016

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