US President Barack Obama met with students from all over the country, right from elementary to high school at the Annual White House Science Fair where he encouraged women to take up Science and Technology.
Seen here, US President Obama speaks to a group of girl scouts from Tulsa, who designed a flood-proof bridge. (Source: AP)
The President examines the girls’ flood-proof bridge as he had a look at the different science projects on display at the 2014 White House Science Fair. (Source: AP)
President Barack Obama seems intrigued as he looks at a robot by John Moore (19), center, and Lydia Wolfe (18) from Chicago.
The science exhibition that took place in the Dining Room at the White House displayed projects by winners from the field of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. (Source: AP)
Josh Troutman and Tanner Schantz, of Bismark, N.D., demostrate the working of their vision of a future city at the Science Fair. (Source: AP)
The President smiles widely as he posed for a group picture with students from Los Fresnon, Texas. The students show off their creation – an app that helps visually challenged students navigate their school. (Source: AP)
President Barack Obama looks serious as he speaks to Deidre Carillo (18) from San Antonio, Texas, as she sits in her electric car. The Presient took the initiative of launching the exhibition so as to encourage women to take up science. “There's so much talent to be tapped if we're working together,” he said at the fair. (Source: AP)
Maria Hanes (19) of Santa Cruz, Calif., explains her invention to the President – cushioned football helmets. President Barack Obama called science, technology, engineering and math the "fields of the future, where the good jobs are going to be," adding: "I want America to be home for those jobs." (Source: AP)
The President also took time to play as he caught a basketball as some students showed him their basketball catapult. (Source: AP)
President Obama examines a model that demonstrates how polymers expand, as he talks with Peyton Robertson (12) of Ft. Lauderdale. (Source: AP)
President Barack Obama shakes hands with the students as he congratulates them in the East Room of the White House in Washington. “We're blessed to live in a country filled with bright, eager young people who love science, love tinkering, love making things, who have the ability to see old problems and grand challenges with fresh eyes,” said the President. (Source: AP)