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SAHIL - VIDEO BLOG

Sahil - Researching Away

For the past week or so, I have been researching basically everything possible, from different scientific principles to creative uses of materials. Although I could not always find the information I wanted, I used what I had to improve my project. The hardest part of gathering information, however, was organizing it so that it was easily accessible when needed. Without researching, I was able to solve many of my problems, but researching gave me a firm explanation as to why my explanation worked. Read more

SAHIL - HAVING A 3M MENTOR

Over this past week, I chose one of my three problems to solve and have begun research for plausible solutions. Though I was sad about narrowing my options down to one, I am excited to embark on a quest for a solution to one of the world's biggest issues.

Having a 3M mentor to help is an incredible experience. My mentor, Dr. Jonza, has helped me become a much more global thinker due to his extensive experience as a a scientist in the real world. Also, with a mentor, I can share my ideas and receive instantaneous feedback about them. Read more

SAHIL - CHOOSING A PROJECT IDEA

After I heard from Discovery Education that I had been selected as a finalist, I began thinking about ideas for the final project. Fortunately, I was going to Singapore and Hong Kong, so this would be a perfect time to make observations and come up with an idea! Read more

SAHIL - LEARNING ABOUT YOUNG SCIENTIST CHALLENGE

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