white house science fair

President Barack Obama plays with a Hoberman Sphere as he talks with 12-year-old Peyton Robertson, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, during the White House Science Fair at the White House in Washington, D.C., May 27, 2014. The White House Science Fair celebrates the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Promotes Math, Tech Aid at White House Science Fair

President Barack Obama is drawing attention to girls’ science and engineering accomplishments as he announces efforts to diversify the nation’s technological workforce.


President Obama at the 2012 White House Science Fair. (Photo credit: Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

White House Science Fair Features Celebrity Guests, Innovative Projects

With celebrity guests like Bill Nye the Science Guy, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Levar Burton and Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, the White House Science Fair is definitely cooler than yours was.