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    Five Students Chosen to Travel to Physics Competition in Israel

    Five students have been chosen to represent The Gregory School at the Weizmann Institute's International Safecracking Tournament, reports <em>The Gregorian Chant</em>. The Tucson high-schoolers will spend months using physics to construct their safe, heading to Israel in April 2016 to compete against kids from all over the world.

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    When You Finally Figure It Out

    Young entrepreneur Rebecca Perl writes about her path from typical teen to biotech pioneer. At Camp Inc., which teaches kids business skills, she and some friends had the idea of creating an app to help diabetics manage their disease. American Committee CEO Marshall S. Levin, a speaker at Camp, connected her with Weizmann scientists who could help.

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    Local Teen Conducts Scientific Research in Israel

    Shari-Lynn Odzer and daughter Jamie both took part in the Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute, which attracts talented high-school graduates from all over the world. The summer before college, the lucky few who were accepted arrive on the Weizmann campus to conduct basic research alongside the scientists. This past summer, as the <em>Sun-Sentinel</em> reports, a third Odzer woman took part: younger daughter Nicole.

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    Six PGIA Students Journey to Weizmann Institute in Israel

    Six students from the Peter Gruber International Academy (PGIA) on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, traveled to Israel for science camp at the Weizmann Institute, which has long collaborated with the school on STEM education. Said a PGIA leader: ""Each student seems to be passionate about a different area of science. This … will be life altering.""

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    Teens Conduct Scientific Research in Israel

    <em>The Jewish News</em> of Greater Phoenix and Northern Arizona highlights three local teens – Talia Khan, Karen Guo, and Ben Walker – who attended Weizmann's Bessie Lawrence International Summer Science Institute. The competitive program put the high-school grads in labs alongside scientists; they also traveled and learned about Israel.

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    Hey Kids, Try these Glasses to Simulate Feeling High

    <em>Haaretz</em> visits the Weizmann Institute's campus, where an interactive exhibition on how our brains work is underway. While the Institute has a globally renowned neuroscience department, the exhibit – ""Work Your Brain!"" – involves a great deal more play than work.

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    Five Business Values from Girl Scouts

    As the Girl Scouts visit Science House for a business mentoring program, Rita J. King reflects on the core values that make the organization a perennial success. The Scouts also created personal videos for the American Committee's Tomorrow Lab project, which encourages people to get involved in science for the benefit of humanity.

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    Teens Chosen for Israel Science Program

    The Weizmann Institute's prestigious Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute brings talented high-school graduates from all over the world to campus for a month of research alongside Institute scientists. As Arizona's <em>Jewish News</em> reports, three teens from that area are among the successful U.S. applicants.

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