Stephenson Spencer is a boy who loves to tinker with things. Ideas, computers, genetic sequences, and robots are all fair game. Now he has found himself in a pickle. His science fair project is due, and procrastination has brought him to the brink of a failing grade. Things get even worse when what should be a simple project starts spiralling out of control. Stephenson suddenly finds himself in a race against time to salvage his project and avoid disaster.