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Learning at Intel ISEF
Earn continuing education credits at the Intel ISEF in Los Angeles
We are Broadcom MASTERS
Watch a video about SSP's new middle school science competition, the Broadcom MASTERS

Science News for Kids

SSP Re-Launches Science News for Kids

Science News for Kids is SSP’s award-winning online publication dedicated to providing science news that is accessible to students ages 9-14, and their teachers and parents. Since its launch in 2003, tens of millions of viewers — old and young — have enjoyed timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources. The site attracts nearly four million visitors annually.

With generous support from the Lasker Foundation and others, Science News for Kids recently re-launched with a new look and improved features.

Intel ISEF 2010 Winners
Kevin Ellis, Amy Chyao, and Yale Fan, the three top winners of Intel ISEF 2010

Intel ISEF 2011 Just 9 Days Away

More than 1,500 top high school scientists and engineers from across the world will gather in Los Angeles in about a week to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2011 and compete for over $4 million in awards and prizes.

To keep up with the action during Intel ISEF, follow us on Twitter @society4science.

SSP Fellow Susan Vincent's student Marjana Chowdhury
Susan Vincent with her two winning students, Marjana Chowdhury and Maryama Diaw

Students of SSP Fellow First From School to Make Intel ISEF Finals

Two students of SSP Fellow Susan Vincent, Maryama Diaw and Marjana Chowdhury, have been named Finalists of the Intel ISEF 2011 after winning first place in the New York City Science and Engineering Fair. This is the first time students from their school, The Young Women’s Leadership School in East Harlem, have been to the Intel ISEF, and the first time students from the school have even competed in the New York fair. “That was exciting in and of itself, that we entered and their project was accepted,” says Vincent. Read more.

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