Inspired by Science

Congratulations to our “Inspired by Science” Photo Contest winners!

Science is a part of everything we do – from the food we eat, our health and the plants that surround us. It’s so ingrained in our everyday lives that we often don’t think about how science improves our daily activities.

We would like to thank everyone who entered the contest and commend you for your compelling and thoughtful submissions. You are an inspiration and your dedication to STEM today will surely make you true leaders tomorrow.

Grand Prize Winners

Citizen Science

Audrey C.

Science has inspired me to help others through citizen science. I am a volunteer monitor for cyanobacteria in Lake Champlain. Every week from June to October, I visit three public sites along the lakeshore and measure the presence of cyanobacteria in the water. That data...

Science as a Way of Life

Adrianna D.

“Science” is a word often found throughout our daily lives – whether in the media, a high school class, or simply a word thrown around without understanding. When defined, science refers to the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and...

Visibility for Girls in STEM

Alexandra W.

Science has inspired me to be a visible leader for other girls. In a lot of spaces I am the only girl, and usually the only Black person in my technology spaces. I feel like this lack of visibility whether in robotics, coding or general...