Posted on July 24, 2014 by Katherine Wu
I first learned about the Young Scientist Challenge from an article in the Washington Post last year when they announced last year’s winners from our region. When I made the device this year to proactively prevent drowsy driving I thought maybe I could give it a try. Read more
Posted on July 23, 2014 by David Cohen
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
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Andrew Masek
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
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Jai Kumar
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!
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Ana Humphrey
Posted on July 18, 2014 by Sahil Doshi
When I first heard about the Young Scientist Challenge from my gifted teacher, I knew this competition was a perfect fit for me. It combined my passion for science with my love of communication. As soon as entries opened, I eagerly set out to begin my entry video. Read more
Posted on July 18, 2014 by Christopher Isozaki
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
Posted on September 30, 2013 by Reeney Botros
Posted on September 30, 2013 by Katie Hudek
Working on my project throughout the summer has been a wonderful experience! I am very thankful to 3M, Discovery Education, and especially my mentor for this amazing opportunity. Read more
Posted on September 30, 2013 by Edward Kim
The final event at the 3M innovation center is only one week away! I cannot wait to be there! The Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge was such an amazing experience. Thank you to Discovery Education, 3M, Dr. Kris Thunhorst, Dr. Greg Haugen, Julia Covelli, Megan DiPaolo, and April Goff. Read more