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  • 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
  • Doing Science

    'Anything that I know about research or biology, it’s because of her'

    After a day full of judging at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Jessica Moore was feeling pretty great.

    “I learned a lot from the judges,” she said. “But I was really nervous at first.”

    As a high school senior, Intel ISEF 2018 was Jessica’s first time competing as a finalist. She credits a large part of her success to Elizabeth Proctor,...

    15:20 PM, June 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    World-class scientists to Intel ISEF finalists: pursue your passion

    It’s rare that three Nobel Prize Winners, two MacArthur fellows, and a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation are all sitting in the same room. But at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), finalists were treated to a symposia including panelists holding these very accolades.

    At the “Excellence in Science and Technology Panel,” presented...

    17:21 PM, May 29, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF alumni panel digs deep into what makes a successful entrepreneur

    "Innovation doesn’t stop at Intel ISEF. Our alumni are launching companies and disrupting industries. They are helping sick patients live longer, healthier lives. They are working to save the planet," said Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News.

    At the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Panel on May 15, several...

    07:00 AM, May 25, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs launch students on a pathway of success

    As the world's largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of the Society for Science & the Public, gives students from countries around the world the opportunity to showcase their impressive research and meet fellow young scientists and engineers. Competing for an average of $4 million in prizes, Intel ISEF is a...

    14:07 PM, May 24, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winner builds autonomous window cleaner for commercial buildings

    Oliver Nicholls, 19, of Sydney, Australia, was awarded first place for designing and building a prototype of an autonomous robotic window cleaner for commercial buildings at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of the Society for Science & the Public and the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. The competition featured...

    15:12 PM, May 18, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science News in High Schools helps students find their scientific passion

    Students in Lisa Fridman's research class at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute look forward to the cookie research lab that takes place every year. But as Lisa told attendees at the "Teaching Current Research and Science Literacy with Science News in High Schools" symposia at the International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), students often have down time during this project as they...

    17:20 PM, May 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Bringing science to life with Unity

    Hands-on learning is one of the best ways to engage students in STEM. But what if these experiences are unable to be replicated in the classroom?

    The answer sounds futuristic, but as technology evolves to become more intelligent, virtual reality- based learning systems are becoming more prevalent.

    While virtual reality toolkits may seem out of reach for most classrooms, Unity ...

    17:07 PM, May 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Thousands of pins, countless new friendships: Intel ISEF finalists participate in pin exchange ceremony

    "Where are you from?"

    This is the question of the evening at the annual pin exchange ceremony, an opportunity for finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to get to know each other through an exchange of pins representing their country, city, or states. Students were excited to meet fellow finalists from countries around the world.

    As the world's...

    17:01 PM, May 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Hook your audience on science

    An image of Captain Hook was projected on the screen in the front of the room. "Hook the audience," was the main message of Monday's symposia session at Intel ISEF 2018 on "Communicating Your Science and Doing it Well!" The session was attended by Intel ISEF finalists who will be presenting their research to judges and the public at the David. L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh...

    15:49 PM, May 15, 2018

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