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Media Room

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.

November 2, 2014 - Fox News

Young scientist showcased in national competition

October 24, 2014- The Washington Post

Local teens' inventions impress scientists

October 17, 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Upper St. Clair student wins $25,000 as 'America's Top Young Scientist

October 15, 2014 - NBC News

14-Year-Old Who Built Low-Cost Battery Is Named 'Top Young Scientist'

October 7, 2014 - Wake Up with Al

Young Scientist Challenge

September 1, 2014 - ABC News Online

Kid Inventors Vie for Top Honors in National Science Competition

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

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