Volume 90 Issue 7 | p. 11 | News of The Week
Issue Date: February 13, 2012

Obama Hosts Science Fair

Finalists: Student projects show value of investing in science education
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: STEM education, White House, science fair

The White House held its second-ever science fair on Feb. 7, honoring more than 100 students from 45 states. President Barack Obama used the event to promote steps the Administration and the private sector are taking to boost investments in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

Students invited to the event were finalists from various STEM competitions. More than 30 teams exhibited projects, including a way to collect . . .

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