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March 2014

Video Tips to Kickstart Your YSC Entry

VIDEO TIPS TO KICKSTART YOUR YSC ENTRY | Creating your entry video can be one of the coolest parts of the Young Scientist Challenge entry process. This is a chance for you to show off your communication skills and creativity. With so many free resources available, there's no limit to what you can do! Check out 2013 Young Scientist Challenge finalists Srijay's tips for making a great video entry: Read more

Storyboard your success


STORYBOARD YOUR SUCCESS | Experts and past winners agree; storyboarding is key.  All successful entry videos begin by storyboarding to think through how best to deliver their message.   Never used storyboarding before?  No worries – read on to find all of the guidance you’ll need. Read more

Hey, Mom or Dad!

HEY, MOM OR DAD! | Having a scientist in your house can be pretty cool. There’s chemistry, problem-solving, inventions, experiments and more. But how often does all that creativity get past the driveway or the backyard? Simple: The Young Scientist Challenge. Backed by Discovery Education and 3M, this annual video competition can help your child meet science fans his or her own age, build an impressive college résumé and even inspire a career in science. Read more