The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Sophia - One Problem at a Time

There are so many problems to solve using science, sometimes it's hard to pick just one. Check out my video below explaining how I narrowed down the problem for my project!

Kyle Tianshi - The 3M Mentor

When I first heard of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, I was immediately drawn in by the 3M summer mentorship program.

Harsha - Pursue What Matters

This is the 3rd part of my blog series - "A 14-year old's view of the art of scientific investigation".  Last week I posted about the importance of observation.  This week I want to discuss

Ekansh - Picking A Solution

Hi fellow Young Scientists, I hope you are enjoying your summer time off. I still have a lot of work to do on my project and wanted to give you guys an update!

Anika- Which One? (Part 2)

Hi everyone!  I hope you are all doing well! This week, our challenge was to finalize our one problem and solution that I would work on for the rest of the summer.

Xavier- Great Innovation is More Than Science Facts

Hello Inventor-Scientist-Friends!  This week I am going to talk about how I chose my problem and how several very valuable discussions with 3M scientists helped me re-think my project. I have decided