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9:30am, October 10, 2013
SSP recently launched Eureka! Lab, a new science education blog for students, parents, and educators. Eureka! Lab is part of “Student Science,” a new part of the Society for Science & the Public’s website that includes information on our educational competitions, resources, and the recently renamed Science News for Students online publication. Why Eureka!Lab?
3:30pm, October 9, 2013

The 2013 Davidson Fellows traveled to Washington, DC for a recognition ceremony held at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on Saturday, September 28. Out of the 20 students honored, 11 are alumni of one or more of SSP’s educational competitions.

9:05am, October 7, 2013

Betsy Arnold is a former International Science and Engineering Fair finalist, who served as a judge in the plant sciences category at this year’s Intel ISEF. In her day job, she is an Associate Professor in the School of Plant Sciences at the University of Arizona where she conducts research, teaches, and mentors students (including high school students.) 

9:17am, October 4, 2013

Alex Capecelatro won a 3rd Award in Materials and Bioengineering at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in 2006. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Alex went on to found At the Pool, a social networking site.

9:08am, October 2, 2013
It has been a busy summer at SSP, as we have worked to advance “SSP 2.0” – a broad new vision for the organization developed over the past two years and focused on improving how we fulfill our mission of advancing scientific knowledge.  Central to this vision is our new web presence, which better integrates our competitions and educational programming with our Science News family of publications.
9:06am, October 2, 2013

River Grace, 14, from West Melbourne, FL won the Samueli Foundation Grand Prize of $25,000 for his project, Rain Dance of the Radiata: Behavior of the Endangered Radiated Tortoise and Related Species and his mastery of STEM principles during the weeklong competition.

9:05am, October 2, 2013

The Broadcom MASTERS finalists got the opportunity of a lifetime on Monday, September 30 when they met President Obama and received an impromptu tour of the Oval Office!

9:03am, October 2, 2013

On Saturday, September 28, hundreds of people came out to meet the finalists of the Broadcom MASTERS. Visitors had the chance to meet each of the finalists and discuss the projects that qualified them as one of the 30 finalists in this national STEM competition for middle school students.

9:04am, October 1, 2013

On Monday, the 30 Broadcom MASTERS finalists had a morning filled with hands-on STEM challenges where judges were evaluating not only their knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math, but also their teamwork and leadership skills. During this, each team also had the opportunity to meet with 11 STEM professionals.

9:02am, September 27, 2013

Thirty of the nation’s best young scientists are arriving in Washington, DC today to compete in the finals of the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars).

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