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Will Pashal - Wrapping It Up

This is my final video blog. I can't believe it! Time has really flown. I really cannot wait to get up to St. Paul in just two weeks!


It's been a lot of fun. Thank you for watching! Read more

Kaien Yang - Reflecting Upon an Amazing Journey

Hi science enthusiasts!

As I tape this final blog before my tennis play, we're in count down mode for the finale at the 3M headquarters. I would like to thank Discovery Education, 3M, and Dr. Ali for creating this amazing journey with me. Stay tuned!




Maanasa: Teamwork is crucial to success

Hello everyone!

     This is past week (and summer) has been amazing! Here is my third video blog post. I discuss my experience so far: the highs, the lows, and the in-betweens of the young scientist challenge along with my amazing 3M mentor.



Signing off,



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Views on Zoos

As an animal lover, I was eager to take my toddler to the zoo for the first time back in the early 1990s. My most pronounced memory from that first trip, however, is not his delighted squeals, but my own discomfort. Certainly he was excited to see the polar bear swim in rapid circles and he was thrilled by the tiger endlessly pacing back and forth. But I saw these frenzied, repetitive motions as signs of the animals’ anxiety. Read more


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