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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


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

Katie - A Thrilling Journey

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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

Edward - The Final Event is on the Horizon!

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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

Brooke - It's The Journey That Matters

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“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ernest Hemingway

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Srijay- Printed Circuit Board

As I work, I have found that a PCB board is the best way to help shrink the footprint of my design. I have made a video entailing what goes on in making a PCB board.

Printed Circuit Boards

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Peyton- Countdown--By The Numbers

YSC Countdown By The Numbers Video

With only a few weeks remaining before it's time to leave for Minneapolis, here's a YSC Countdown By The Numbers video




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Srijay- Sensible Sensors

As I finish work on my prototype I have been doing a lot of works with sensors. As such, I have learned a lot about sensors, specifically Proximity Sensors, and Accelerometers. Working with sensors has been very fun, but however has required a lot of extra work; to learn how to use the sensors themselves. I have prepared a video for you to see, so that you can see some closeups of the sensors.

Sensible Sensors

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