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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 adventure! Before I began, I would quickly like to thank 3M and Discovery for giving me this life-changing opportunity and providing me with a mentor to guide me throughout the summer. I am super excited to begin this journey, and make my project a soon-to-be reality!
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3M and Discovery Education congratulate finalists and winners; announce 2020 shift to a virtual competition in response to COVID-19
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Congratulations to the Top 10 Finalists in the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge! 3M and Discovery Education are honored to announce the Top 10 Finalists in 2020’s 
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Final Reminder!! All entries for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge must be received by Thursday, May 7th!   SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY HERE Complete the following checklist to make sure your own entry is ready to submit:
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3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition Competition Provides Young Innovators with an Unparalleled Experience and the Opportunity to Showcase STEAM Ingenuity and Real-World Problem Solving
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Kick off the Scientific Process This year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge asks a big question: How
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Let Your Curiosity Lead You!  Register and stay up-to-date with the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge - HERE.  "What if?" At 3M, scientists ask that question everyday to spark day-to-day solutions that have meaningful impacts on our everyday lives. You too, can use these simple words to unlock your creative potential! Go ahead, give it a try.
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It is 2020! Have you made your New Year's Resolution, yet? Why not challenge yourself to think creatively, use science to problem solve and help others? You can accomplish all of those goals by submitting an entry to the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
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Kara Fan Wins Top Prize at 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge for Her Nano-Silver Liquid Bandage Innovation
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When you create a product to help people or when you are trying to discover, undiscovered ideas you should keep in mind that the process of science should be enjoyed.   What has been the best part of the process so far?