USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for September, 2010

Read about Bart Gordon’s support of the USA Science and Engineering Festival in House resolution 1660 and watch it below As prepared for delivery Madam Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.Res. 1660, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of the inaugural USA Science and Engineering Festival. I want to congratulate the…

Come to the USA Science & Engineering Festival Preview Press Conference and Find Out. Who: Science Leaders from the AAAS, National Academy of Engineering, Lockheed Martin, Scientific American, the Science Channel, The White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, University of Maryland at College Park, PBS, EE Times, EPA, DOE, J. Craig Venter Institute,…

ENTRY: HOW PHYSICS AFFECTS BASKETBALL What are your ages? Yanqi Chen-15, Brandon King-15, Weiyuan Tian-17, Sean Sarve-18, Alex Taylor-18 Where do you go to school? Central York High School in York,PA What are your favorite subjects? Yanqi Chen- Mathematics and Science (specifically Chemistry and Physics), Brandon King- Science (Chemistry), Weiyuan Tian- Mathematics (Integral Calculus), Sean…

Entry: The Appliance of Science Michael McRoskey What is your age? 14 Where do you go to school? Saint Augustine HS in San Diego. I did the video while I was a student at Saint James Academy in Solana Beach, Ca. What is your favorite subject(s)? Math What do you plan to study in college?…

Thanks EPA for the blog post last week! We need all the help we can get with getting the word out to everyone about the Festival. Each week we write about the science behind environmental protection. Previous Science Wednesdays. By Aaron Ferster Back to school season always seems so refreshing. I find the excitement my…

You CAN do the Rubik’s Cube

We are one month away from the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and we here at the You CAN Do The Rubik’s Cube program are gearing up for what is sure to be a great event.  As many of you who have been following this blog know, we will be in attendance to host and…

Here is one of our top 10 Kavli Video Contest Finalists! ( L to R) Kelsey Good, Katie Mark, Emily Pence(L to R) Katie Mark, Ashley Brown, Kelsey Good, Gabriella Gunawan What are your ages? Kelsey Good-15, Katie Mark-15, Emily Pence-16, Ashley Brown-16, Gabriella Gunawan-15 Where do you go to school? Holton-Arms in Bethesda, MD…

Time is drawing near. The deadline for the You CAN do the Rubik’s cube is coming up fast! Oct 1st is fast approaching. Find out how to enter here. And here is a great video of some kids who will be participating in the contest from one of our partner schools Poolesville High School. They…

You voted…We listened! Check out the Kavli Video Contest People’s Choice Award ENTRY: COLORAMA!! Sherry Chen (r) and Emily Forster (l) What are your ages? Sherry Chen-16, Emily Forster-15 Where do you go to school? Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, MD What are your favorite subjects? Sherry Chen- Programming , Mathematics Emily Forster- Mathematics…

Check out this interview with Brian Pollock, Chief Scientific Officer of Life Technologies one of our sponsor organizations on the USA Science and Engineering Festival. This interview was posted on Earth Sky another one of our partner organizations. Brian Pollok, Ph.D., is Life Technologies’ chief scientific officer and Head of Global Research and Development. He…