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Halloween Science Treats

by Kim Moldofsky, The Maker Mom

When it comes to Halloween science there are no tricks because everything can be explained, which means everyone who celebrates gets treats in the form of knowledge. Granted, that line might go over better in your classroom than with an eager group of costumed children standing at your front door, but let’s move on to some Halloween STEM fun anyway. Read more

Hannah - I Hope You're Next!

Hello, Fellow Scientists!

Wow, I can’t believe that the 2015 Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge is coming to an end. I’ve had a fantastic journey! The end of the competition comes with mixed emotions, as I’m really excited for the final event, but I’m also sad that my time working with my mentor is coming to an end. Read more

Alec - Wrapping Up

Hi everyone, it's Alec!

It has been a long summer (and begining of fall), and I have learned so much! Read more

Raghav Ganesh - Almost There!


I can't believe that it is already my final blog post!

Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you enjoyed it!

Some of my favorite parts of my summer project include:

1. Working with my awesome 3M mentor Dr. Kris Thunhorst.

2. Touring the 3M PCB fabrication facility.

3. I am so thrilled to receive the comments about my electronics project from a 3M Scientist. Thank you Mr. Kaplan! I will cherish it for ever!!

Here's a link to my video blog: Read more


Arthur-Wrapping It Up

Hi Everyone!

The final event is just around the corner. I am preparing my props, going over my final presentation, rehearsing lines, and so forth, and I am super excited to travel to 3M in just 9 days!

Wow! I have come a long way from when I started back in June, and I feel like I am prepared for my trip to 3M. I have a lot planned, and hope that everyone watching will have lots of fun… But most of all, I want to inspire my generation, and encourage younger generations to enter the Young Scientist Challenge. Read more


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