In 1999, Discovery created the DCYSC
to help address America's chronic underachievement in science and math.
The countdown to choosing America's Top Young Scientist continues next month, on September 14th, when the field of 400 semifinalists is narrowed by the DCYSC
judges to the "Final Forty.
The "Final Forty" will be selected from 400 semifinalists and will advance to the DCYSC
National Competition in October of 2004 in Washington, D.
That list of issues is long, says Steve Jacobs, head judge of DCYSC
As Bryce Melton, another DCYSC
finalist, found during his study of different sunblocks: It helps to organize your data into graphs (see The Scoop on Sunscreen, p.
Nolan's work earned him a spot at last fall's DCYSC
We try to deal with issues in the news," says Steve "Jake" Jacobs, head DCYSC
and ISEF are organized by Science Service, a nonprofit organization that publishes Science News magazine and Science News for Kids.
will be broadcast on The Discovery Channel December 21st at 10 a.
, Kelydra learned that scientists have to speak clearly if they want to persuade people that their research is significant.
The LeapFrog iQuest(TM) interactive talking handheld product will be tagged in DCYSC
30-second vignettes that will air throughout fourth quarter 2002 on the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Health Channel and The Science Channel(TM).
At the 2003 DCYSC
competition, Erica won a week at Vanderbilt University's Girls and Science Camp.