6th White House Science Fair

Announcing the 2016 White House Science Fair

MARCH 30, 2016 AT 9:36 AM ET BY FAE JENCKS

Summary: Six years ago, President Obama made history by hosting the first-ever White House Science Fair. We’re excited to host the 6th and final one of his Administration!

Over the past five years, the President has invited students to bring their robots, rockets, solar-powered cars, and many other discoveries to the White House, where he has honored these outstanding students the same way we honor the winners of the Super Bowl.

Today, we are announcing that we will host the sixth and final White House Science Fair of President Obama’s Administration on April 13, 2016.

Student’s attending this year’s Science Fair are tackling some of our Nation’s greatest challenges, from combating climate change to uncovering new ways to fight cancer to discovering ways to reach farther beyond our atmosphere as part of the Mars generation. We look forward to celebrating their ingenuity and entrepreneurship — not just in this moment, but as we look toward a future where they’ll be the scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and innovators who stand to change the world.

But we know that the incredible talent of America’s young girls and boys is not limited to those students who join us at the White House. That’s why this year, we want to hear from students and teachers about the science fair projects you are doing in K-12 classrooms across the country.

For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/03/30/announcing-2016-white-house-science-fair

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    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    All Times Eastern

    President Obama receives the presidential daily briefing

    President Obama attends meetings at the White House

    7:00 AM
    8:00 AM
    9:00 AM
    Dr. Jill Biden delivers remarks at the White House Convening on Operation Educate the Educators
    Washington, DC

    10:00 AM
    11:00 AM
    11:35 AM
    First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks on Let Girls Learn at the World Bank Spring Meeting
    World Bank, Washington, D.C.

    12:00 PM
    12:45 PM
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefs the press

    1:00 PM
    2:00 PM
    2:15 PM
    President Obama views student science fair projects
    State Floor

    2:50 PM
    President Obama delivers remarks at the 2016 White House Science Fair
    East Room

    3:00 PM
    3:50 PM
    President Obama convenes his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters
    Langley, Virginia

    4:00 PM
    5:00 PM
    5:30 PM
    President Obama delivers a statement
    National Security Council at CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia

    6:00 PM
    7:00 PM
    8:00 PM
    9:00 PM
    10:00 PM

  2. 6th White House Science Fair

    Announcing the 2016 White House Science Fair

    MARCH 30, 2016 AT 9:36 AM ET BY FAE JENCKS

    Summary: Six years ago, President Obama made history by hosting the first-ever White House Science Fair. We’re excited to host the 6th and final one of his Administration!

    Over the past five years, the President has invited students to bring their robots, rockets, solar-powered cars, and many other discoveries to the White House, where he has honored these outstanding students the same way we honor the winners of the Super Bowl.

    Today, we are announcing that we will host the sixth and final White House Science Fair of President Obama’s Administration on April 13, 2016.

    Student’s attending this year’s Science Fair are tackling some of our Nation’s greatest challenges, from combating climate change to uncovering new ways to fight cancer to discovering ways to reach farther beyond our atmosphere as part of the Mars generation. We look forward to celebrating their ingenuity and entrepreneurship — not just in this moment, but as we look toward a future where they’ll be the scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and innovators who stand to change the world.

    But we know that the incredible talent of America’s young girls and boys is not limited to those students who join us at the White House. That’s why this year, we want to hear from students and teachers about the science fair projects you are doing in K-12 classrooms across the country.

    For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/03/30/announcing-2016-white-house-science-fair

    • April 13, 2016

      Remarks by the President at the White House Science Fair

      East Room

      3:04 P.M. EDT

      THE PRESIDENT: Hello, hello, hello! Hey! (Applause.) Good to see you. All right, everybody, have a seat, have a seat.

      Well, hello, everybody. Welcome to the White House. There are a lot of good things about being President. I get a chance to travel all across the country and meet people and see all the amazing things that are being done; being Commander-in-Chief of the greatest military the world has ever known and seeing the incredible service of our men and women in uniform — Air Force One is very cool. (Laughter.) I don’t have to take off my shoes before I get on an airplane. (Laughter.)

      But some of the best moments that I’ve had as President have involved science and our annual Science Fair. I mean, I have shot a marshmallow out of a cannon directly under Lincoln’s portrait. I’ve learned about prototypes from six-year-old Girl Scouts who built a page-turning machine out of Legos for people who might be disabled — there they are. (Laughter.) Good to see you guys. I should add, by the way, that I took a picture with them with one of their tiaras on, which I think is still floating around the Internet. (Laughter.)

      Most importantly, I’ve just been able to see the unbelievable ingenuity and passion and curiosity and brain power of America’s next generation, and all the cool things that they do. I’ve also, by the way, had a chance to see an alarming number of robots. (Laughter.) None have caused me any harm up until now. They’ve startled me a little bit. I understand today that we have a live chicken here, which I’m sure the White House staff is thrilled about. (Laughter.)

      But this is fun. More importantly, it speaks to what makes America the greatest country on Earth.

      For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/04/13/remarks-president-white-house-science-fair

  3. Great topic, CR! This is something I hope continues after President Obama leaves office.

    • HI vitaminlover! I agree with you! It is a great thing to have our youths so inspired and it is fun to witness it as well!

  4. Wednesday, April 13
    President Obama convenes his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, to review our efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL, and advance prospects for peace and stability in Syria. The session is the latest in a series of NSC meetings in recent months convened at key departments and agencies, including the Department of State and Department of Defense.

    • April 13, 2016

      Statement by the President on Progress in the Fight Against ISIL

      CIA Headquarters
      McLean, Virginia

      6:00 P.M. EDT

      THE PRESIDENT: Good evening, everybody. As President and Commander-in-Chief, my top priority, above all else, is the security of the United States and the safety of the American people. And that means preventing terrorist attacks and, at the moment, it is focused on making sure that we are dismantling and destroying the ISIL network. I just met with my National Security Council as part of our regular effort to review and constantly intensify our campaign against ISIL. And I want to thank Director Brennan and everybody here at the Central Intelligence Agency for hosting us and for their critical contributions to this fight.

      In late February, at our meeting at the State Department, I directed my team to continue accelerating this campaign on all fronts. And we have. This remains a difficult fight, and a complex one, involving many countries and different communities in Syria and in Iraq. It is a military campaign and a counterterrorism effort, but it also depends on a whole range of political issues that face these two countries.

      As we’ve seen so tragically — from Brussels to Istanbul to Iraq, where ISIL slaughtered children watching soccer — these depraved terrorists still have the ability to inflict horrific violence on the innocent, to the revulsion of the entire world. With attacks likes these, ISIL hopes to weaken our collective resolve. Once again, they have failed. Their barbarism only stiffens our unity and determination to wipe this vile terrorist organization off the face of the Earth.

      Today, on the ground in Syria and in Iraq, ISIL is on the defensive. Our 66-member coalition, including Arab partners, is on the offensive. We have momentum, and we intend to keep that momentum.

      For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/04/13/statement-president-progress-fight-against-isil

  5. April 13, 2016

    Remarks of Dr. Jill Biden at the White House Convening on Operation Educate the Educators

    *AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY*

    A White House Convening on Operation Educate the Educators: Recognizing and Supporting our Military-Connected Students
    Washington, DC

    Good morning, everyone! It’s great to see all of you here at the White House today. There are so many familiar faces from all of those who have been working with us on Operation Educate the Educators from the very beginning. And, of course, it’s exciting to see so many new faces as well.

    I’d like to start by thanking you, Secretary King, for that wonderful introduction. As a former teacher, and the son of educators, you’ve dedicated your entire life to ensuring all students and teachers have the tools and resources they need to succeed. And, since you were confirmed a month ago, you’ve been everywhere on behalf of our kids. Thank you.

    Dr. Mary Keller — and everyone at the Military Child Education Coalition — thank you for your tremendous friendship, leadership and support. We couldn’t have done this without you.

    I also want to thank Ron Astor, from the University of Southern California — we saw firsthand in 2012 the incredible work you were doing at USC. We wouldn’t be here today without you. Thank you.

    Finally, thank you to the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education — as well all of the original signatories of Operation Educate the Educators — for being here today and for your continued efforts to encourage teaching colleges to raise awareness about military-connected children on your campuses.

    Five years ago this month, when First Lady Michelle Obama and I launched our Joining Forces initiative, our mission was clear: to give all Americans the opportunity to step up and show their support for those who serve in our military. As a lifelong educator and a military mom, this was personal.

    For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/04/13/remarks-dr-jill-biden-white-house-convening-operation-educate-educators

  6. April 13, 2016

    Remarks by the First Lady on Let Girls Learn at the World Bank Spring Meeting

    World Bank
    Washington, D.C.

    11:35 A.M. EDT

    MRS. OBAMA: Well, good morning, everyone. Hi. (Applause.) This is an impressive group. Well, good morning, everyone. It is truly a pleasure and an honor to be here today. And thank you so much for having me.

    I want to start, of course, by thanking President Kim for that very kind introduction, but, more importantly, for his tremendous leadership and service here at the World Bank. I also want to recognize our outstanding Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew. And we’re thrilled that he could be with us today. Thank you, Jack. (Applause.)

    And of course, I want to thank all of you for joining us as we celebrate this extraordinary investment by the World Bank in young women across the globe. Let’s just take a moment: $2.5 billion in support of adolescent girls’ education over the next five years. That is truly amazing. (Applause.)

    And this isn’t just a breathtaking investment of resources, it’s also a powerful statement of mission. It’s an expression of our belief in the power of education to transform the lives and prospects of millions of girls worldwide, as well as the prospects of their families, their communities, and, of course, their countries. And it’s also an affirmation of these girls’ extraordinary promise.

    So today, I want to honor President Kim and everyone at the World Bank for their vision and their leadership in making this investment possible. Absolutely. (Applause.)

    For more: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/04/13/remarks-first-lady-let-girls-learn-world-bank-spring-meeting

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