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DAVID - MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE YOUNG SCIENTIST CHALLENGE

I have always been fascinated with technology, but I started to get really interested in science over the last two years. I actually entered the Young Scientist Challenge two years ago with an invention made to conserve water for public restrooms. Even though I didn't place, I told myself never to give up and entered again this year. I think perseverance is very important in science and technology research. As the famous saying goes, "You fail your way to success." Read more

ANDREW - GREAT WAY TO START THE SUMMER!

When I first found out about the Discovery Eduction 3M Young Scientist Challenge on the Discovery Education Techbook that my school uses, I knew it would be the perfect contest for me. I was inspired to participate in the contest because I knew it would be fun, a chance for me to create my own project, and learn many new things in the process. Read more

JAI - FIRST BLOG POST

Jai here! I’d like to begin by congratulating my fellow finalists! I am so excited to be ranked alongside such brilliant minds!

Wow! These last two weeks have been pretty busy, but I cannot wait for more! It is truly an honor to be considered one of America’s top young scientists!

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ANA - CAN'T WAIT TO GET STARTED

I had been completely involved in my science fair project since October, and I had been researching since July. It had taken hours of research, a 2 hour river scouting trip on my birthday, hours of calculating while I had strep, and (shhh!) an all-nighter (or two). Finally, project complete and presentation rehearsed, and I was ready to compete in regionals. My trip to regionals, which included winning best in show at the school level competition and first place in Environmental Science at city wide, had captured the eyes of my teacher and my principal. Read more

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