The Young Scientist Blog

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Recent Posts

Ekansh - My First Blog Post!

Hello, fellow innovators of tomorrow, my name is Ekansh Mittal, and I am a finalist in this year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge.   I live in Beaverton, Oregon, and am going to be a Freshman during t

Laasya - A STEM Summer!

Hi, I’m Laasya Acharya from Mason, Ohio and I’ll be entering eighth grade in the fall.

Samhita- Where it All Began

Hello there fellow scientists, experts, and engineers, and welcome to my blog, “Swarming With Samhita!" Today, I am going to discuss entering this marvelous competition and how I felt during this adve

Rithvik- My First Blog Post!!

  Hi, my name is Rithvik Ijju and I am a finalist in the 3M Young Scientists Challenge. I was inspired to enter this contest because of my grandfather, who had a stroke last year.

Anika - Race Against Time!

Hello Friends and Fellow Scientists!    My name is Anika Chebrolu and I am from Frisco, Texas. I am so excited to have been chosen as a finalist in the 3M Young Scientist Challenge for 2020.

Harsha- 2020, and why YSC was special this year

2020 has been very special for me. And Young Scientist Challenge was a big part of it. Just the participation in it was very important to me, especially this year. Here is why.

Sophia - The Exciting News of Being Selected

I entered the 3M Young Scientist Challenge because it seemed like an incredible opportunity to work with 3M scientists to do further research with my project, that sounds like a dream come true! Creat

Xavier - Blog Post #1

What inspired you to enter the challenge? I was inspired by Mrs. Debi Backes, who teaches 4th and 5th grade science at Community School and has understood my love of science.