The nation’s top middle school students are arriving in Washington, DC today to compete in the 2012 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars), the national science, technology, engineering, and math competition for U.S. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
Katherine Landoni from Sequim, Washington won a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) award at the Broadcom MASTERS 2011. Below she encourages other young students to stay curious and stick with science.
My Broadcom MASTERS experience was indescribable. I met people who were a lot like me! Everything went so smoothly there, it was all planned out perfectly.
Ria Chhabra from Plano, Texas was the Class Speaker at the Broadcom MASTERS 2011. Below she describes how a family disagreement led to her project comparing the health effects of organic and inorganic food.
Jeanette Epps, NASA Astronaut and Grand Awards judge at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), discusses the judging process and the importance of students participating in science. Interested in becoming a judge for Intel ISEF 2013 or other Society for Science & the Public programs?