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What should next year’s Flame Challenge question be?

Teachers, register your students to vote on next year’s Flame Challenge here.

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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. Submit by October 17 and your question might be picked for next year’s Flame Challenge!
Student judging on next year’s question will begin mid-February through mid-April. Click here to see the timeline for the Flame Challenge.


 Congratulations to our 2014 Flame Challenge Winners!

Winner: Written Category
Melanie Golob
Olympia, Washington
Winner: Visual Category
Dianna Cowern
San Diego, California


flame-logo-with-sponsors-320x378What is Color?

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.