Interesting that this young man won the $100,000 award for first place in the national science contest ... and was home-schooled.
In 2007 he also won the National Spelling Bee.
His winning project:
I'd like to hear more about the tools that were used in his home-schooling. I wonder how they compare to the public school he would have otherwise attended. Maybe this parent should be put in charge of California's schools?his math entry, "Continued Fraction Convergents and Linear fractional transformations."