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Young Scientist Challenge


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


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!

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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

The 2014 Results are IN

THE 2014 RESULTS ARE IN| The top 10 finalists for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge have been announced. These students come from all over the country with some of the most exciting, innovative solutions designed to address every day problems in our world. Read more

Katie - A Thrilling Journey

Hi everyone!

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!

Hello Everybody!

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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