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Recent Posts

Makerspaces Boost Science Learning

Makerspaces and maker labs are popping up at schools around the country. These labs provide opportunities for hands-on, creative problem-solving and novel ways to boost science learning.

Kate - Summer Recap

Hello Scientists! With the final event coming up quickly, I thought I'd take some time to talk about my experience this summer.

Anika - A Summer Of Discovery!

Hello Scientists! As we near the end of this amazing journey, I would like to share some of the highlights of my summer with you.

Austin - Communication, collaboration, teamwork

Hello fellow scientists, Developing a network of prominent scientists and engineers over the summer was the best part of my YSC journey!  The opportunity to connect with leaders in the field hel

Gitanjali - My Eureka Moments!

Hello Fellow Scientists, See below to watch a video about my process so far and how access to a 3M Scientist has been an extremely positive and helpful experience. Looking forward to the final eve

Allie - #YoungScientistProbs

Throughout this whole competition, I have faced countless challenges and problems regarding my innovation, many dealing with the testing processes I chose. It was a struggle.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off September 15, 2017. The month-long celebration, which coincides with the independence day of several Latin American countries. Here are some tips for celebrating in your classroom!