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The Young Scientist Blog
The Homestretch Is Here... TWO WEEKS to go until the May 7th deadline! As exciting as this is, we know the deadline can be stressful.
How we score entries is not a secret! Don't wait until the last minute to review how your video will be scored.
Time management tips! one month left to enter! Juggling school and your Young Scientist Project can be tricky...And as the deadline approaches, it's more important now than ever!
Tips for Overcoming Roadblocks! Writer's block doesn't just affect authors... it exists for scientists, too!
Tips For Creating Your Video! Filming your submission doesn't have to be hard or complicated...A smart phone video will do the trick!
Thirteen-year-old Anna Du of Andover, Mass., impressed us in 2018 with her underwater vehicle that detects microplastics on the ocean floor.
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?
How Can You Improve Lives For The Future? What inspires one scientist may not inspire another. For this reason, we're presenting you with three different ways to get inspired this Tuesday.
Calling all curious minds and problem solvers! Enter your big idea today.
The revived scent of a long-extinct flower is a hint of what's to come thanks to the field of synthetic biology.