Posted on March 26, 2015 by DE Admin
Middle school is an important time for tweens and teens: they are exploring new areas of study, discovering where their interests lie and developing passions into hobbies and later, careers.
Studies show that this is also a time when students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) begins to wane. Introducing middle school students with innovative spirits and passionate curiosity to the power of ideas when coupled with STEM can not only have an amazing effect on a child, but also the potential to have a lasting effect on the world. Read more
Posted on March 11, 2015 by DE Admin
Are you a fan of ABC's hit show Shark Tank? We are excited to share that next Friday, March 20th, 2013 Young Scientist Challenge Runner-Up Brooke Martin will be featured on the show! Read more
Posted on March 10, 2015 by DE Admin
Are you headed to Chicago this week for the NSTA national conference? We are- and we hope you'll stop by and stay hello during one of our two sessions hosted by Discovery Education and 3M.
WORKSHOP: Discovering the Science of Everyday Life
Thursday, March 12th @ 2:00pm Read more
Posted on January 7, 2015 by DE Admin
Congratulations to Deepika Kurup, grand prize winner of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, who has been named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Energy! Read more
Posted on December 19, 2014 by DE Admin
The 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries! Through April 21, 2015, Young Scientists can share their innovative solution to solve a real-world problem for the chance to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist and win up to $25,000!
Why enter? Read more
Posted on November 5, 2014 by DE Admin
Last month, the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge came to an exciting close as the finalists completed their challenges, presented their final innovations and Sahil Doshi was crowned America’s Top Young Scientist. As part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, the finalists’ classmates, teachers, friends and family members were able to watch live as they presented their final creations!
Now, you can enjoy the live experience in your classroom or at home with the final presentations archive. Read more
Posted on October 31, 2014 by DE Admin
Posted on October 17, 2014 by DE Admin
SAHIL DOSHI NAMED AMERICA’S TOP YOUNG SCIENTIST| The top 10 finalists of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge traveled to 3M headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota earlier this week to compete for the title of America’s Top Young Scientist and $25,000! Ninth grader, Sahil Doshi, from Upper St. Clair School District’s Upper St. Clair High School, took home the title. Read more
Posted on September 23, 2014 by DE Admin
As I participated in a 3M-wide poster session this week, I was reminded of the importance of being able to communicate what you’re researching to a variety of people who may come up and talk to you during a poster session. This type of interaction starts early in school for most of us, when we are encouraged to participate in science fairs or other competitions where we start communicating our work to others. It takes a lot of practice to figure out how interested someone is or how much background they might have in what you’re do Read more
Posted on September 3, 2014 by DE Admin
It sure has been a busy month! Nikita has been trying out a few of 3M’s products in his projects and figuring out which ones worked and which ones didn't work. He’s had two parallel projects/ideas he’s been investigating and just recently combined them into one overall innovation that he’ll present later this fall at 3M Center. Read more