Cool Kid Scientists

Well, I think that all of you kids are cool scientists, but I will highlught some kids who have received national recognition for their science and tech thinking.

Ongoing sites:

A 15-year-old boy living in the Philippines has invented a shoe insole that produces electricity from the energy of every footstep using piezoelectricity.  His project is open source and available on!

Sixteen-year-old Elif Bilgin of Turkey has developed a way to replace traditional petroleum-based plastic with banana peels.  Read more about her project, Going Bananas!-Using Banana Peels in the Production of Bio-Plastic As A Replacement of the Traditional Petroleum Based Plastic, on the Google Science Fair site.

Brittany Wenger, winner of the 2012 Google Science Fair, speaks at TEDxWomen about Cloud4Cancer, "a computer program she designed to diagnose breast cancer more accurately and less invasively."

Ann Makosinski, a 15-year-old Victoria student is a finalist in Google's global science fair for building a battery-free flashlight powered by the heat of her hands.

more to come.... newest videos are added near the top!

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