The Young Scientist Blog

Your one-stop-shop for interesting STEM thought starters, video challenge tips, exclusive challenge participant interviews and much more! Check back regularly for the most up to date young scientist news and insights.

Recent Posts

Austin - Communication, collaboration, teamwork

Hello fellow scientists, Developing a network of prominent scientists and engineers over the summer was the best part of my YSC journey!  The opportunity to connect with leaders in the field hel

Gitanjali - My Eureka Moments!

Hello Fellow Scientists, See below to watch a video about my process so far and how access to a 3M Scientist has been an extremely positive and helpful experience. Looking forward to the final eve

Allie - #YoungScientistProbs

Throughout this whole competition, I have faced countless challenges and problems regarding my innovation, many dealing with the testing processes I chose. It was a struggle.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off September 15, 2017. The month-long celebration, which coincides with the independence day of several Latin American countries. Here are some tips for celebrating in your classroom!

Rithvik - In pursuit of the unknown

Hello, everyone! It’s me, Rithvik! Today, I’m back again with my 5th blog post. I’ve been making significant progress in my project with the help of my 3M mentor.

Kate - Research Done Right

Hello Scientists! Two weeks ago I talked about the importance of research. It is crucial to research before you start a project, and all scientists do it.

Devin - Research at Your Fingertips

In today’s world why would anyone try to solve a problem without research, it is literally at your fingertips… Signing off, Devin Willis

Anika - So Much to Learn, So Little Time

Hello everyone! In my last blog post, I had mentioned that I narrowed down my list to one problem that I felt most passionate about - water quality.