The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Sriram - The Mentorship

What has been the best part of the process so far? The best part of the process has been learning to think like a scientist from my awesome mentor Ms. Kandyce Bohannon.

Mehaa- One drop closer to the finish line

In this blog, I will be talking about how I conducted my experiments. When I created my first prototype for my video entry for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, I used readily ava

Hispanic Heritage Month

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month. Check out these resources for the celebration of Hispanic and Latinx culture that runs from September 15 to October 15, 2018.


Hi again fellow scientists and engineers! I’ve been working hard on my summer project and doing lots of research!  I did get a chance to go on vacation with my family in North Carolina.  We

Cameron - It is R & D Time

Research and development (R & D) have been a unique experience of this project. I have done numerous research projects as a part of my school coursework. However, working with my mentor, Dr.


Hi there, Fourth blog post about researching. Researching for me was the longest step in the entire process.


“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.”  ~ Zora Neale Hurston Hello fellow scientists!