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Sanjana - Research, a Stepping Stone for Success

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi once said, “Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” Read more

SANJANA - FOUND A PROBLEM TO SOLVE

Hello everyone,

For the past week, I narrowed my list down to three problems and then selected one to solve as my final solution. I chose them based on what I knew from my previous experience, and eliminated the ones that addressed only a limited amount of the population. Read more

SANJANA - NARROWING AND SELECTING A PROJECT IDEA

Ever since Discovery Education and 3M announced that I was a finalist, I have come up with possible problems we face that I could solve as my final project. I narrowed the list down to three problems, by choosing the ones I was most interested in solving. I also took into consideration the time I had and the scope of impact of my solution. I eliminated the ones that addressed only a limited amount of the population. I eliminated the ones that did not have a large economical impact as well. Read more

Amulya - Week 2

Hey everyone–Amulya here!

Over the past week, I’ve been making so much progress. I’ve been working on turning my dream of making my program into an app a reality, as well as figuring out 3M materials to utilize in my invention. I have so many ideas!

To be honest, it has been really challenging to separate stretch goals from realistic ideas. There are so many different ways I could go, so it’s hard to have a few realistic goals! Read more

SANJANA–MY JOURNEY BEGINS NOW

Hi! my name is Sanjana, and I am super excited to write about my first day experience preparing for the summer long project and to be mentored by Dr. Dailey. First of all, I would like to thank Discovery Education and 3M for considering my idea and allowing me to work with proper guidance from a renowned scientist. I am truly honored by it. About two months ago, after winning awards at Science Olympiad competitions, my 8th grade Science teacher suggested that I submit my new idea to Young Scientist Challenge. This really boosted my inclination to invent and work on science projects. Read more

Amulya - First Post!!

Hi there! I’m Amulya and I live in Pittsburgh. I am so excited to be one of America’s top ten young scientists along with nine absolutely brilliant people. Read more

MISSED THE LIVE FINAL EVENT? WATCH THE ARCHIVE NOW!

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

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