The 2016 Young Scientist Challenge - Now Open For Entries!

The 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries!

Through April 20, students in grades 5-8 can share their solution to solve a real-world problem for the exclusive opportunity to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist, win up to $25,000, and the chance to be named “America’s Top Young Scientist”.

Other prizes include:

• The opportunity to attend a taping of a Discovery Network show 

• A trip to 3M’s World Headquarters in St. Paul, MN.

• A technology prize pack valued at more than $250 

Register today at and get brainstorming ideas ranging from how we communicate to how we make a difference.