Steer Smart
Aishani Sil
Plano, Texas
2013 Finalist
PLANO, TX 75025-3896
7th grade | 12 years old
Meet Aishani. She wants to be a scientist to contribute to future scientific discoveries that benefit mankind. And with her Young Scientist Challenge entry, she is already off to an impressive start.
She entered the Young Scientist Challenge to share her idea for Steer Smart, an application designed to reduce texting and driving, and hopes the application will motivate drivers to put away their phones, focus on the road ahead, and save thousands of lives in the process.
Why did you enter the Young Scientist Challenge?
I was Texas State Merit winner last year at the Young Scientist Challenge. This year, I hope I am chosen to be a finalist to have the wonderful experience in participating in such an exciting contest to share my idea and learn much more from other brilliant participants.
What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?
Science, because I love the hands-on way I can learn this subject.
In 15 years I hope to be...
I want to be a scientist as I think I can contribute to the wonderful scientific discoveries in the future for benefit of mankind.
Science is fascinating because everything in science has a reason. It's exciting to learn and discover new things. I also love science because I enjoy the hands-on way to learn.
Aishani Sil