2021 Final Virtual Event

Follow along starting Monday, October 18, 2021

Register for the Virtual 3M Young Scientist Challenge Final Event!

The 3M Young Scientist Challenge final event is virtual! Students, Classrooms and Parents can tune in October 18 & 19, 2021 as we follow along with this year’s 10 national finalists as they compete virtually for the title of - America’s Top Young Scientist!

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The finalists have worked all summer with a 3M scientist on inventions that could reshape the way we live our lives! We invite you to join us virtually as the finalists compete in hands-on challenges, present their final innovations to a panel of judges and find out in real-time who our 2021 grand prize winner is!


Hands-on Challenges
Join us as we kick-off the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge – Virtual Final Event! You'll have a chance to see pairs of the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists work together to solve two specially designed challenges.

Hands-on Challenge 1 - Monday, October 18 at 2:00 - 4:45pm ET

Hands-on Challenge 2 - Monday, October 18 at 6:30- 9:45pm ET

Final Presentations
Tune in Tuesday, October 19 at 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET to see the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists present their projects to an esteemed panel of judges.

Awards Ceremony
Join us on Tuesday, October 19 at 6:15pm - 7pm ET to find out who will be named this year's Top Young Scientist!

Final Event Agenda and Details