Scientific American is very happy to help expand the Google Science Fair this year with the new $50,000 Science in Action Award. The international online fair, launched in 2011, has three age categories, for teens from 13 to 18. The Science in Action Award will honor a project that addresses a social, environmental or health issue to make a practical difference in the lives of a group or community. Entries for the Google Science Fair are due April 1.
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Mariette DiChristina is editor in chief of Scientific American.