The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Daniel - Narrow Your List of Ideas

  Hi Guys, Welcome back to my blog. Last time we covered entering the 3M Young Scientist Challenge and being a finalist. We also discussed Observations and finding problems.


Hi Everyone, Welcome back to this week's blog!! My name is Sritej Padmanabhan, a top 10 finalist for the 2022 3M Young Scientist challenge.

Shanza - Observations, Ideas, and Taking Action

Hello, fellow scientists - I’m Shanza Sami, and today we’re going to talk about the process of making observations, finding ideas, and taking action.  Science is all about understanding the wo

Harini - Narrowing It Down

While searching for inspiration for my science fair project, I found endless possibilities.

Samaira - Plethora of Ideas!

“The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas”  -Linus Pauling I started with the goal of coming up with eight different ideas for my project.

Asvini - A journey through a narrow road

Hello and welcome to my second blog. I hope everyone is having a great summer. Today I am going to talk about the next step in the process which is choosing three problems that I want to focus on.