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  • Doing Science

    Science on the move with BioBus

    Sometimes, kids just need a chance to get out of the classroom. Luckily, BioBus offers a fun, interactive way to teach students about science in a new environment. After all, learning about science isn’t just confined to the classroom—it happens in the world around us.

    With BioBus, science can travel anywhere, complete with a $75,000 microscope and a staff of professional scientists....

    09:00 AM, November 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    ‘You’ll be fine if you don’t know what you want to do’

    “When you were in middle school did you think you would be doing what you are doing now?”

    This was the question posed by Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public, and an alumna of the 1985 Science Talent Search, to six program alumni who are thriving in their careers during a panel discussion at Broadcom MASTERS 2017.

    The real failure is when you...

    17:01 PM, November 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    From Society fellow to Space Center Houston

    When he decided to become a teacher in Colorado, Daniel Newmyer realized that there weren’t many students participating in science fairs. Wanting to get more students involved, he applied to be a fellow of the Society for Science & the Public and submitted his plan for reaching underserved students with science and engineering.

    Daniel was accepted to the program and traveled to...

    16:53 PM, November 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Give to Science Day 2017

    What does it mean to be on the cutting edge of science?

    It means inspiring the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics leaders. Expanding STEM opportunities for leaders and students. Being the go-to source for surprising and important science reporting. Helping students link their education to the latest science discoveries, facts and news. Fostering partnerships...

    11:24 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    These 8 young women prove STEM isn’t just for boys

    What does it mean to be a young woman in STEM? For the top winners of Broadcom MASTERS 2017, the nation’s most prestigious STEM competition for middle school students, it means having the power to change the world. These incredible young women share how STEM allows them to improve lives, and offer some advice to other aspiring female scientists and engineers.

    Meghna Behari

    Being a young...

    17:12 PM, November 6, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Getting their hands dirty: Broadcom MASTERS Finalists dive into STEM at the Chesapeake Bay

    Imagine designing a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with limited supplies, with a team of people that you met just a few days before. Now imagine that you only have a few hours to put the ROV together—and after the time is up, you’ll be driving it into the water to collect sediment. That’s how the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 finalists spent their afternoon—after a morning of seining (catching...

    15:21 PM, November 2, 2017
  • Doing Science

    From inner workings of the brain to surviving on Mars: Broadcom MASTERS finalists demonstrate their STEM skills

    Touring the Georgetown University campus, chatting with students, and learning about what medical school is like makes for a busy day. But add building a brain, creating a nutrition board game, and trying to find a way to survive on Mars to that schedule, and you’ll get an idea of a day in the life of a Broadcom MASTERS Top 30 finalist!

    As part of the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS competition,...

    16:32 PM, November 1, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society alumni share love of science at Broadcom MASTERS 2017 alumni reception

    Before the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 finalists presented their research to members of the public, Society for Science & the Public alumni gathered at Union Station's Thunder Grill for an alumni reception. They had a chance to meet new and old friends and see just how wide their network of STEM professionals reaches through their connection with the Society.

    Alumni included participants...

    07:00 AM, October 31, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Not a piece of cake: Raspberry Pi competition challenges young minds

    Sprawled across a hotel floor, they cut cardboard boxes into tracks, ramps, and slides. Thirty middle schoolers, split up into teams, drew designs on flip boards and connected wires to circuit boards. Their objective: engage a golf ball to trigger an LED using a Raspberry Pi , a small and cost-effective computer that can be programmed to perform automated tasks.

    Many of the...

    09:54 AM, October 27, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS 2017 awards $100,000 in prizes

    Following a rigorous competition that tested their abilities in STEM, critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration, the Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced today the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 winners. Faris Irwin Wald, 15, Santa Fe, NM, won the coveted Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award in the Broadcom MASTERS. Thirty finalists, including...

    21:02 PM, October 24, 2017

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