Welcome to the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Media Room, where you can find news, press releases, videos, and photos from past and present challenge years.
For press inquiries or photos of previous challenges, please contact Christina Scripps at Christina_Scripps@discovery.com.
In the News
People love to hear about students solving everyday challenges with out-of-the-box thinking. From national television outlets to local newspapers, Young Scientist Challenge finalists’ ideas are in the spotlight.
August 27, 2014 - Mashable
9 Incredible Science Projects by Brilliant Kids
August 15, 2014 - The Washington Post
Three Local Middle-Schoolers are Finalists for Science Ingenuity
May 27, 2014 - WhiteHouse.Gov
Meet the Exhibitors in the 2014 White House Science Fair
May 27, 2014 - Gawker
President Barack Obama Looks at the Project of Peyton Robertson
May 27, 2014 - ABC News
President Obama Unleashes His "Inner Nerd" at White House Science Fair
January 13, 2014 - TED
3 Brilliant Inventions from a 12-Year-Old Scientist
November 11, 2013 - The Ellen Degeneres Show
The Incredible Peyton Robertson
October 28, 2013 - NBC South Florida
Fort Lauderdale Boy, 11, Invents "Sandless Sandbags" For Natural Disasters
October 24, 2013 - ABC News
Sixth-Grader Invents Sandless Sandbags to Save Lives and Property in Floods
October 11, 2013 - The Huffington Post
Peyton Robertson, 11, Invents Better Sandbag For Protection During Hurricanes And Floods (VIDEO)
October 10, 2013 - NBC News
11-year-old designs a better sandbag, named 'America's Top Young Scientist'
October 9, 2013 - GeekWire.com
Teen who invented Internet-enabled dog treat dispenser wins 2nd at national science competition
August 22, 2013 - TheHuffingtonPost.com
The Huffington Post - Deepika Kurup