The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Gitanjali - On My Way to Solving Problems

Hello Fellow Scientists, My name is Gitanjali Rao and let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a rising 7th grader who will soon be moving to Lone Tree, CO.

Allie - Maker, Builder, Inventor

"You are going to change the world someday." I hear this often and it makes me think. Do I not exist yet? Do I have to wait to make a difference?   I'm Allie Weber.

Samu - Do what scares you...

Growing up, I always tended to be a little harsh on myself. There was always this pressure that I put on myself, that everything I did had to be perfect.

Laalitya - Happy Palindrome Week!

Hello Scientists! I am thrilled to be able to have this amazing opportunity to be able to bring an invention to life!

Rithvik - Hello fellow scientists!

First off, Hello! I’m Rithvik, and I live in Plano, Texas. Through this blog, I am glad to connect with you and share my summer progress.

America's National Parks

Science and history come to life at America's national parks. What's so great about them? Read on to find out!

STEM Beyond the Classroom

Kim Moldofsky is the publisher of The Maker Mom and STEM Kids Chicago. Imagine you are leading a group of eager students, brimming with curiosity and bursting with discovery, laughing in pleasure eve

Make Seed Balls to Green Your World

Kim Moldofsky is the publisher of The Maker Mom and STEM Kids Chicago. Spring has sprung. Chicago's many April showers resulted in beautiful May flowers.

Reflections on the March for Science

Kim Moldofsky is the publisher of The Maker Mom and STEM Kids Chicago. As mentioned in my recent post, Earth Day 2017 was especially notable because it was also the day of a worldwide march for scien

Take Forest Bath on Earth Day and Every Day

Kim Moldofsky is the publisher of The Maker Mom and STEM Kids Chicago. You’ve surely heard the old Earth Day tip that a brief shower requires less water than a typical bath.