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Faraz T
My father told me a true story about himself when he was in second grade, about a kid named "Mona" who was aphonic. Mona used to chase my dad and my dad would get scared and run away. But poor Mona was just trying to be friends with my dad. He could not tell my dad that he just wanted to play with him.
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Camellia S
I am Camellia from Richmond, Virginia. Let me start with a confession, I still can’t believe that I am a 3M YSC Finalist! I traveled to St. Paul last year with my brother Cameron for the Finals. I was awed and inspired by all the great scientists at the event, both the students and the 3M researchers. I was hoping that I will return someday as a contestant. Here I am, I am a 3M YSC Finalist!
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DE Admin
Students nowadays are more plugged in than ever to global challenges. Ranging from environmental and health issues to science and tech challenges, students are more invested than ever in helping to create a productive and safe future.
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DE Admin
Are YOU Ready to Share Your Big Idea?! Since there's only one week until the deadline, we'll keep this email short and sweet! Zach, Krish, Mehaa and Rishab all wanted to make sure you knew how the Young Scientist Challenge impacted them in life-changing ways. It's hard to not be inspired once you've heard their stories...and if you submit your entry by May 7th, you may have the chance to experience these same opportunities!
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DE Admin
What Project Materials Can You Find In Your Home?  Did you think the Young Scientist Challenge required a high-tech lab or expensive science equipment? You'll be glad to hear that we'll actually be more impressed with your entry if you're resourceful and use materials from your everyday life!
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Calling all curious minds and problem solvers! Enter your big idea today.
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Rishab Jain Named America’s Top Young Scientist for his Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System Invention in the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge