[ View the story "Young scientists" on Storify] Young scientists Kids around the globe tackle challenges through science and innovation.
Storified by The Stream · Tue, Nov 13 2012 07:40:50
[WARNING: Video contains offensive language.] Teenagers are often depicted by Western media as bullying, lazy or delinquent. The video below shows teenagers in the US state of Florida destroying supermarket displays:
Fuckin Up Supermarkets (Bad Azz Kids Of The Week: Kids From Riverview)FALLING MADNESSdokrew
However, this is not always the case. The following video was created by young people in Scotland trying to counter perceptions that they are lazy and dumb:
Google Science Fair
recognises the contributions of young scientists. The competition offers youth from around the world a platform to share their ideas.
Google Science Fair 2012: Everyone has a question. What's yours?googlesciencefair
, the 2012 grand prize winner of the Google Science Fair, explains her project which helps doctors diagnose breast cancer:
The World We Dream- Science Fair Panel Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clipzeitgeistminds
of Malta, a Google Science Fair finalist, developed an original 3D display:
Google Science Fair 2012 - 3D Displaymelvinzammit
This year marked the first time Google gave the Science in Action award, which includes a $50,000 prize and one year of mentorship.
of Swaziland developed a hydroponic system, which increases crop yields by 140 per cent:
uSHM and SFM Project Video.mp4Bonkhemahlalela
Swaziland Teens Win 'Science in Action' Awardsciamerican
National Geographic Explorer: Albert LinNationalGeographic
Technology's role in the classroom has changed substantially for young people today, as seen in this infographic: