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Target demographics: SSP is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire.

Geographic areas served: U.S. and international

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The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world's largest international pre-college science competition.  The Intel ISEF annually provides a forum for more than 1,500 high school students from over 50 countries to showcase their independent research, while competing for almost $4 million in awards and scholarships. 

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Society for Science & the Public (SSP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire.

 

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Since 1921 SSP has through its award-winning publications and world-class science education competitions conveyed the excitement of science and research directly to the public.

SSP has nearly 500,000 social media followers, 120,000 Science News subscribers across print and digital platforms, over 75,000 newsletter subscribers, an estimated 10,000 Intel ISEF participants annually, and 40,000 science competition alumni of record. In 2012 the Society's websites realized over 13 million online visitors, and its education programs made hundreds of millions of worldwide media impressions.

Educating and informing students, parents, teachers and the greater community about the evolving and influential world of science, we inspire the endless possibilities they have to offer.

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10/26/13
Hi. I'm from Colombia. The effort that you people do, is very helpful for all of us in a world without frontiers. The bet for the science is something that our society don't really appreciate in all their extents. Thank you, for all the good work. I hope you can keep it that way... more »
10/26/13
I've read Science News since I was in High School. It was in our library but I decided to subscribe. When the first Mariner images came back from Mars I had them in my hands, via my S/N before it became big news in the genral media. I've been a member/subscriber off and on over the years as time ... more »
10/26/13
The Society For Science & The Public is performing yeoman service to the American (and probably non-American) public in covering, in a timely fashion, with brilliant journalism by experts in each area, scientific research in every field, as published in Science News. Given the sad state of science ... more »
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