Watch the Google Science Fair Awards Monday

How do you choose from the best of the best? This is the dilemma the judges will face as they choose the 2014 Google Science Fair winner! You can have a seat at the table and tune in to the awards ceremony live on Monday, September 22 at 7pm PST.

Erin Chen was the 2013 Google Science Fair Winner. Photo by Andrew Federman
Erin Chen was the 2013 Google Science Fair Winner. Photo by Andrew Federman

The top 15 Google Science Fair (GSF) finalists might not have high school diplomas yet but their brilliance is already making waves in the science community. For the fourth year in a row, National Geographic has been a proud partner of the Google Science Fair where students ages 13 to 18 submit innovative solutions to real world problems. NG Explorers TH Culhane  and Zeb Hogan have been enthusiastic GSF judges for years and are thrilled by the student’s creative science minds.

Among the many fabulous prizes, the grand prize winner will travel with National Geographic Expeditions on a 10-day trip to the Galápagos Islands.

Watch 2012 winner, Brittany Wenger, share her Galápagos trip experience in this video below.


Most importantly, don’t forget to see which lucky budding scientist will be crowned the Google Science Fair winner. To watch live, tune in to either the Google Science Fair website or YouTube channel on September 22.

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Rachel Bruton is a member of National Geographic’s Explorer Programs team. She works with National Geographic’s explorers and several initiatives including the Genographic Project and the Big Cats Initiative. In this role, her focus is on social media, event implementation, marketing and outreach. Rachel is a Maryland native and received a B.B.A in Marketing from James Madison University.