Science Competition: Win a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos Islands

This year’s science competition just opened this morning. There are a lot of cool prizes for anyone ages 13-18 with a good idea to change the world. Grand prize is five thousand bucks and a life-changing trip to the Galapagos Continue reading Science Competition: Win a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to the Galapagos Islands

Science Competition: Extended deadline for the DuPont Challenge

If you’re a high school student and you want to improve the world, you should enter this science competition. The DuPont Challenge has extended their deadline to February 10th, giving you almost two more weeks to write an essay. This Continue reading Science Competition: Extended deadline for the DuPont Challenge

Science Competition: Build rockets, win prizes

If you’re passionate about rocket science, space exploration, physics–or you just want to have a good time while possibly improving your ability to fund a college education–check this out. NASA and the Ahoora Foundation are working together to launch the Continue reading Science Competition: Build rockets, win prizes

How to get an Ivy League education at half the price, and live wherever you want

If you’re a high school student thinking about where to go for college, I dare you to try the Minerva Project. Here’s the deal. A lot of really smart, qualified students get turned down by Harvard because there just isn’t Continue reading How to get an Ivy League education at half the price, and live wherever you want

Chemical Reactions: A basic tutorial

On Saturday I was making cinnamon rolls for my family. And it occurred to me how many chemical reactions take place in everyday processes. When I make a batch of cinnamon rolls, a lot of chemical reactions are taking place. Continue reading Chemical Reactions: A basic tutorial