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Int. Science & Engineering Fair ISEF2011

Activity by Howard Peters   |   added on Apr 27, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): American Chemical Society, IUPAC, NOBCChE, SACNAS, AISES

ISEF2011 -the largest and most visible science & engineering fair for high school students in the world. About 1500 students vie for $4 mililon in awards and 20% + have filed patent applications on their project.

The INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair is the largest and most visible science fair in the wworld .  It will be held May 9-14, 2011 at the Los Angeles (CA) Convention Center.  About 1500 high school students compete for about $4 million in awards, interact with scientists and engineers as judges, hear from Nobel prize winners, and network with their internationla peers.  If history is any guide, then 20-30% of these high school studnet have or will file patent applications on their projects.  This is news!  ACS,  IUPAC,  NOBCChE, SACNAS & AISES cooperate in a public outreach information booth at ISEF 2011.  GOOGLE  INTEL ISEF 2011  or www.scienceforsociety.org.


Topic: science competiion, science fair Audience: high schools, teachers, students, decision makers
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