Alex McBride (Intel ISEF 2013) and Vincent O’Leary (Intel ISEF 2010-2012 and Intel STS 2013), both now students at Drexel University, returned to Intel ISEF this year to provide a special award from Drexel’s Smart House.
Sean Weber from Sequim, Washington won a Rising Star award at the Broadcom MASTERS 2013, which allowed him to travel to Los Angeles as a U.S. delegate for the Broadcom MASTERS International 2014 this May.What was your experience as a Broadcom MASTERS finalist like? Most memorable moments, etc.?
Society for Science & the Public is in the planning process of an outreach program designed to reach elementary and middle school students in the greater Washington, DC area. The pilot program, based on the Broadcom Foundation’s Junior Varsity program, has students work in teams to move through the steps needed to complete a science fair project by using a series of hands-on experiments.
This year’s Intel ISEF Expo Hall had it all–from reptiles to robotics to recruiters–and convened dozens of organizations from around the world. Thousands of visitors, including finalists, teachers, and school groups participating in the Education Outreach Program, gathered in the Expo. An array of government agencies, universities, and hands-on science activities provided our attendees with just the right mix of education, inspiration, and fun.
H. Robert Horvitz, chairman of the Board of Trustees at Society for Science & the Public, today announced the appointment of veteran nonprofit leader, author, and social entrepreneur Maya Ajmera as president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public and publisher of the Science News family of media properties, effective July 31.
Dayon Taylor retired from service this year, after more than 20 years volunteering on the Display and Safety Committee for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Below Dayon talks about his teaching experiences and why he has volunteered at Intel ISEF for so many years.
Carolyn Carson, Development Associate at Society for Science & the Public, gives us her closing impressions of Broadcom MASTERS International. This was Carolyn's first time attending both the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) and Broadcom MASTERS International.
High school students from the Hudson County Science Fair in New Jersey attended the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2014 as Student Observers with SSP Fellow, Marie Aloia, and sent Society for Science & the Public blog posts about their experience all week.
Sydney Bergman, a 2010 Society for Science & the Public Fellow, is a biology teacher at School Without Walls, her own alma mater, in Washington, D.C. This year, she had three students attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) as finalists. Below, she gives us a glimpse into that experience.