K-12 science and technology competition announces 2013 winners

The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision competition announces the 2013 National winners. Winning project ideas ranged from a hand-held food allergy detector that could help protect those vulnerable to dangerous edibles, to a sophisticated new device for helping firefighters save more lives, to preventive health technologies for heart attacks and other life-threatening ailments.

The winners will go to Washington, DC in June 5th to the 8th for a Congressional Science Fair at Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress, a Science Showcase during which the students will display and demonstrate their winning ideas, and an appearance at the National Press Club. The weekend will conclude with a gala awards banquet where students will be formally recognized for their accomplishments

For more information or an application for 2014, visit www.exploravision.org