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Hi everyone! I can't believe that we are already onto the final month of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge! Being a Young Scientist Challenge finalist has been a truly amazing experience this past summer. My mentor has been a great guide and has provided me with so many materials and advice for my project and I am honored and thankful to have been working with her this summer.  Check out my new blog post to find out more about my summer experience!
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  Hello, fellow scientists, experts, and engineers! Welcome to my blog, and today I will be talking about the importance of research. 
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Hi Everyone, This week I am blogging about research, and how it is important to stay organized.  That's it for this time, -Ekansh
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Hello, fellow scientists, experts, and engineers! Welcome to my blog, and today I will be discussing the process of selecting one problem over the summer. Let's slide on over to it!
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Hello Inventor-Scientist-Friends!  This week I am going to talk about how I chose my problem and how several very valuable discussions with 3M scientists helped me re-think my project.
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Hello there fellow scientists, experts, and engineers, and welcome to my blog, “Swarming With Samhita!" Today, I am going to discuss entering this marvelous competition and how I felt during this adventure! Before I began, I would quickly like to thank 3M and Discovery for giving me this life-changing opportunity and providing me with a mentor to guide me throughout the summer. I am super excited to begin this journey, and make my project a soon-to-be reality!
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3M and Discovery Education congratulate finalists and winners; announce 2020 shift to a virtual competition in response to COVID-19
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Congratulations to the Top 10 Finalists in the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge! 3M and Discovery Education are honored to announce the Top 10 Finalists in 2020’s 
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Final Reminder!! All entries for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge must be received by Thursday, May 7th!   SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY HERE Complete the following checklist to make sure your own entry is ready to submit:
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3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition Competition Provides Young Innovators with an Unparalleled Experience and the Opportunity to Showcase STEAM Ingenuity and Real-World Problem Solving