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

Samhita - The Importance of Research

  Hello, fellow scientists, experts, and engineers! Welcome to my blog, and today I will be talking about the importance of research.  Research is fundamental to a good project.

Ekansh - Two Sides of the Same Coin

Hi Everyone, This week I am blogging about research, and how it is important to stay organized.  That's it for this time, -Ekansh

Rithvik- Researching!

I will check back in September! Stay tuned! Thank you!


Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s already August! Time has truly flown this past couple of weeks as 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist.

Xavier- The Role of Research

Part of my research has been talking to different scientists in various fields who have expertise with different parts of my project. The other part of my research is more independent.

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.