Flame Challenge Winners 2014

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Congratulations to our 2014 Flame Challenge Winners!

Winner: Written Category
Melanie Golob
Olympia, Washington

Winner: Visual Category
Dianna Cowern
San Diego, California

This Year

Hundreds of scientists tackled this year’s question, “What is color?” and over 27,000 11-year-olds from around the world reviewed and critiqued their entries. Enjoy the live-stream of the World Science Festival awards ceremony, hosted by Alan Alda, meet the winners and hear a little bit about what influenced their entries.

What should next year’s Flame Challenge question be?

If you are a 9 to 12 year-old and have always wanted to know the answer to a burning question about science, click here. Your question might be picked for next year’s Flame Challenge!

In the fall, judging schools will be contacted to vote on the 2015 Flame Challenge question. Teachers will be able to begin registering their classes to be judges for the next Flame Challenge very soon.