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The 2014 Results are IN

THE 2014 RESULTS ARE IN| The top 10 finalists for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge have been announced. These students come from all over the country with some of the most exciting, innovative solutions designed to address every day problems in our world.

These finalists have been paired with a 3M scientist to work with as a mentor for the summer. Each pair will work together to bring the finalists’ idea to life. The finalists will then present their innovation in October at 3M’s World Headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota and compete for the grand prize $25,000 and the title, America’s Top Young Scientist!


The judges have also chosen 36 state merit winners, representing the highest marks in each state for creativity, scientific knowledge, persuasiveness and overall presentation. To learn more about the state merit winners, click here.

To learn more about the finalists, click here. To learn more about the 3M Scientist Mentors, click here.

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