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Science of the Summer Olympics

In just a few weeks we’ll be watching top athletes from nearly 200 countries compete in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Watching athletes perform at their peak ability is exciting, but a sneak peek at the science behind their performance is pretty cool, too. Read more

Congratulations to the 2016 Finalists!

We are excited to announce that the top 10 finalists and state merit winners have been chosen in the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge! This year, the challenge submissions demonstrated a tremendous passion for science, with some of the most creative and inspiring ideas to date.

Without further adieu, meet this year's finalists:

- Meghna Behari, Sewickley, PA; Marshall Middle School Read more

Make Something!

The National Week of Making is Jun 17-23, 2016. Here's what it is and how you can get involved! Read more

Past Winners: Where are they now?

by Kim Moldofsky, The Maker Mom Read more

Seasonal Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze at

by Kim Moldofsky, The Maker Mom

On a recent spring walk with my dog, Tesla, we passed budding trees, fragrant lilac bushes, and lush lawns carpeted in dandelions. As much as we both enjoyed the sights and sounds of the neighborhood, my nose was stuffy and my eyes were red and itchy from seasonal allergies. Allergies cast a long, dark shadow on an otherwise bright, hopeful time of year. Read more


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