Have You Made Your New Year's Resolution, Yet?

Happy New Year, Young Scientists!

It is 2017! Have you made your New Year's Resolution, yet? Why not challenge yourself to think creatively, use science to problem solve and help others? You can accomplish all of those goals by submitting an entry to the 2017 Young Scientist Challenge.

Here's 3 Easy Steps To Get You Started:

1. Write Your Resolution Down and place it next to your bed or on your refrigerator for a daily reminder of your goal! Here's an example,"My 2017 goal is to use science around me to help improve the world. I will accomplish this by submitting my big idea to the 2017 Young Scientist Challenge."

2. Check Out these Thought-Starters to help you think critically about the world around you. Choose a problem that you are passionate about and start brainstorming unique ways to solve it.

3. Mark All Important Dates On Your Calendar to help keep you on track and organized as you work towards your goal of submitting your entry.

Thousands of students nationwide have participated in the competition and winners have gone on to do some amazing things; including speak in front of Congress, work with the nation's top scientists, and more!

Think of all YOU could accomplish! Start working on your BIG idea, today!

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