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Brooke - Wonderful Opportunity!

Hi! My name is Brooke Martin and I am one of the 2013 Finalists for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge!!  I am 13 years old and live in Spokane, Washington.

I heard about the challenge through my school and was really excited about it!  I had already been working on developing an idea I had, so I thought it would be really fun to enter it in the competition!  Read more


Katie - Excited To Be Getting Started!

Hi everyone! I'm really excited to be in this challenge!

I was inspired to enter this contest because I've always loved science and considered it exciting and fun. When I read about computational biology and bioinformatics in my biology textbook, my interest was piqued and I decided to explore these new fields of science for my project. I also heard about the worldwide HIV epidemic and had a deep desire to help treat and cure this devastating disease. Read more


Tim- The Young Scientist Challenge Journey

Hi everyone! My Young Scientist Challenge journey has been awesome so far. I got to meet my mentor on the phone the other night and he is super cool. Here I have a little recap of what has happened from the beginning. Read more


Reeny- "Operator, dial 3M for Science"

On the phone with Dr. Moran!!!On the phone with Dr. Moran!!!

My mentor is the COOLEST!!! Last night for the first time, I talked on the phone with her--she's a crazy-smart scientist and fellow fashionista! Read more


Aishani- A Dream Come True!

Hi everyone- this is Aishani, from Texas. I have always had aspirations of being mentored by a scientist, and I still can't believe that my dream has come to reality! I am extremely thankful to Discovery Education and 3M for coming together and giving children the grand opportunity of developing their passion for science and math. I am very excited to work with my mentor and learn a lot throughout my journey- this is indeed the experience of a lifetime! Read more



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