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Peyton--An Amazing Opportunity

Hi everyone.  I'm Peyton from Florida.  A few weeks ago I received an exciting call from the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge notifying me that I had been accepted as a finalist.   Being selected is truly an honor.  I am extremely thankful to Discovery Education and 3M for sponsoring this competition, feel very privileged to have this opportunity, and I'm super excited to visit the 3M headquarters in October. Read more


Srijay - My Story

In December of 2012 I found out about Arduino. I wanted to build an Arduino so I took up the task of building my invention. I went to this place called Nova Labs and talked to a man named Ted there. Ted helped me build the Arduino and laser cut some parts for me. After that one of my friend's mom found out about the competition a couple of weeks before the competition. Read more


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



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