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Deepika - YSC Final Week: Closing Post

Hello Science Enthusiasts!

The last week of the Young Scientist Challenge has finally come. These past few months have been an incredible experience. Although I am excited for the final event, I am disappointed that the summer mentorship program is coming to an end. Read more

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Deepika – YSC Week 8: The Best, The Worst and Everything In Between

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Being a finalist in Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge has given me amazing opportunities. I have been given the chance to work with incredible people over the summer and communicate my ideas to 3M scientists. I have also been interviewed by newspapers. Two weeks ago, I was given another opportunity - An opportunity of a life time.

On Thursday August 16th, I received a call from the Obama campaign in New Hampshire. They had read an article about my accomplishments in the Young Scientist Challenge and said that the President would like to meet me during his campaign trip to New Hampshire. Read more

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Deepika – YSC Week 5: Research!

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As I continue my journey through the summer mentorship program, I have come to the next step in the scientific method: research. Researching is one of the most tedious and important steps in creating an innovation. Read more

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Deepika - YSC Week 3: Choosing a Solution

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Last week I visited the Boston Museum of Science for some inspiration. Here is a quick video blog that shows my progress so far. Hope you enjoy! Read more

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Deepika - YSC Week 2: Finding the Problem

Hello Science Enthusiasts!

As we begin week two of the summer mentorship program, I have diligently been working on my project. As any good scientists would do, I have decided that the best way to begin would be to follow the hallowed steps of the scientific method. This process of observing, researching, hypothesizing, experimenting, and concluding has led many great scientists to success and I am confident that with these rules by my side, I can confront any scientific challenge. Read more

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Deepika - YSC Week 1: Opening Blog

Hello Science Enthusiasts!

It has been a few weeks since I received the much anticipated phone call from the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (YSC), and I cannot wait to visit the 3M headquarters in October! I had my first discussion with my mentor Dr. Jonza yesterday. It was really inspiring to hear him talk about his inventions and research projects and how he was motivated to work in the field of science. I feel fortunate to be able to work with him as I create my new invention. Read more

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