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  • Doing Science

    Overcoming obstacles on the road to Intel ISEF

    After Lisa Ranney’s son competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 1999), she began encouraging other students to attend. As a science and math teacher, she is all about promoting STEM. But it wasn’t until she learned about the Society for Science & the Public’s Outreach and Equity Programs that she began promoting science fair participation to...

    10:13 AM, June 25, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Overcoming obstacles on the road to Intel ISEF

    After Lisa Ranney’s son competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 1999), she began encouraging other students to attend. As a science and math teacher, she is all about promoting STEM. But it wasn’t until she learned about the Society for Science & the Public’s Outreach and Equity Programs that she began promoting science fair participation to underserved and...

    09:00 AM, June 25, 2018
  • 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

    Power tools and computer programming help increase girls' confidence in STEM

    In New Orleans, one nonprofit is inspiring the next generation of engineers with after-school programs and summer camps — with a focus on girl power. A STEM Action Grant from the Society for Science & the Public is helping to make that possible.

    Learn more about the STEM Action Grant Program.

    Electric Girls uses technology to help girls in New Orleans between the ages of...

    10:38 AM, June 18, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Making a universal vaccine a reality

    Madeline Yang, a young scientist from Bloomfield, Michigan, wants to create a universal vaccine. She has been working on incorporating the influenza matrix protein, M2, into virus-like particles, which could help develop a universal vaccine.

    Her efforts have not gone unnoticed. Through a program called the Community Innovation Awards, part of the Society's STEM Action Grants, the...

    15:23 PM, June 6, 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

    “I look like a real scientist!”

    Laurel Bingman participated in science fairs growing up. In 2014, she was a finalist at Intel ISEF. Now, she’s a science teacher at YES Prep Northbrook High School who is eager to get her students engaged in science fairs.

    Due to a lack of funding and equipment, YES Prep wasn’t able to start their own science fair program until recently.  

    “For students in more affluent schools, it...

    15:13 PM, May 30, 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

    From drones to hydroponic gardens, students have freedom to pursue answers to their scientific questions

    The strength of TC Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia is its diversity—cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic—says Shawn Lowe, a science teacher at the school. Her students are interested in doing science fair projects, but lack the funds to pursue them.

    “Having equipment available allows every student to pursue their questions and conduct authentic science research,...

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

    Society announces 50 Advocates who will mentor underserved students

    The Society for Science & the Public is pleased to announce this year’s 50 Advocates who will actively work to find underrepresented students opportunities to participate and compete in science research competitions, inspiring them to engage in STEM fields.  

    Through the Society’s Advocate Grant Program, educators and scientists mentor and expand opportunities for underrepresented...

    17:11 PM, May 2, 2018

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