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Excited about going to St Paul, Minnesota

I think the reality of the competition just sunk in a little deeper.  I woke up thinking about the trip to Minnesota.  I’m really looking forward to meeting my mentor in person, the finalists, as well as all the people who are supporting us in the competition.  I also have that nervous energy that you get when you have a big game. Read more


I decided to continue the project I submitted for the Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge.  Although I had already developed a working model of my project, it only told me that I reached my initial goals.  I could see that there were a variety of ways my model could be improved.  I feel that if I can continue to improve my model, it could be more than a science project and one day be a viable commercial product.  I really liked this project from the beginning as it met my goal of making a difference in the energy crisis, introduced me to a wide range of Read more


What an awesome summer this is turning out to be!!!  I’m  trying out for the school basketball team, I just got back from a great week in Lake Tahoe and most of all, I was chosen as one of the 10 finalists in the Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge!!!
I already had a great call with my mentor, Dr. Moran.  We discussed the status of the project I submitted and some of the work that I had done since then. She and the rest of the staff have been so friendly and supportive.  Read more

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