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

Anika - An Incredible Journey

It is unbelievable that there are just a few days left before the Final Event!

Austin - It's a great big world

Dear fellow scientists, The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge has been a life changing experience for me.  It has opened my eyes to how big the world really is.

Simone - Minnesota Bound

Hi everyone! We're so close to reaching the end of the challenge!

Gitanjali - Reflecting on My Journey

Hello Fellow Scientists, I cannot believe we only have a couple weeks to go before we all meet each other in St Paul!

Allie - The Best Is Yet To Come

There were honestly some very difficult times on this journey, I'm not going to lie.

Ten Years of Science and Technology

October 17, 2017 will be a big day for a special group of young scientists. The 17th also marks the tenth anniversary of 3M and Discovery Education co-hosting our nation’s premiere science competition for middle school students. Let's looks back at tops stories from 2007 to gain perspective on how science and technology have developed along with these kids.

Samu - Creating Change

Check out my final video blog on my Young Scientist Challenge summer mentorship. What was your favorite part? Going back through everything I’ve done over the past couple of months, there have bee

Laalitya - Ready for the Challenge!

Hello fellow scientists! Its so hard to believe that my journey is now so close to being over, my innovation has been completed and it is now time to put the finishing tweaks on my presentation!

Rithvik - Piecing it all together

Hello Fellow Scientists, This summer has flown by fast, and it is hard to believe that the summer mentorship is coming to an end.