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Sara Makboul - What a time to be a finalist!

Hello everybody, I'm Sara Makboul, 2016 YSC finalist and you're reading my first ever blog entry!

First up, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to read this and hopefully my up and coming snippets on my journey as a finalist;)

Secondly, I'd love to share my experience so far being a finalist so here it is... Read more

Meghna Behari- About Me

Hi everyone! My name is Meghna Behari, I’m 13 years old, and I live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I have always had a passion for creating and inventing, and for solving problems around the world. One of my creations was Aquabot, my water-quality testing robot that I submitted for a chance to be a Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge finalist.

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Maanasa-Can't wait to get started

Hello fellow science enthusiasts!

     I am so elated to have this amazing opportunity to work with an inspiring, knowledgeable scientist along with 9 other absolutely amazing people. I cannot wait to see my originally crazy ideas transform into a real innovation as this journey unfolds! When I first heard about the Young Scientist Challenge from my science teacher, I knew it was the perfect opportunity to combine my passion for science, and video editing to solve a 21st century problem. Read more


Rohit - The Experience Begins


It was a quiet day at home, and I was enjoying the warm summer breeze outside, while not quite enjoying the stack of summer reading books next to me. I sighed, knowing I couldn't hold off on starting this assignment any longer, and I picked up the first novel in the stack. Suddenly, the phone rang. Read more

Rohan Wagh - On Your Marks, Get Set, GO!

Hello Everybody, and Welcome to my Young Scientist Challange Summer Blog!

Im so excited to be one of the top ten finalists and to compete in the final event in St Paul. Thanks you to Discovery Education and 3M for chosing me as one of the finalists.

From the moment I heard about this competition I knew I had to enter and give it a shot. I had previously entered my project into the NWSE science fair and was placed first in my catagory. I knew I had to enter this competition to bring my project to the next level. Read more


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