Young Scientist Challenge is Now Open! Deadline April19, 2017

Calling All Curious Minds & Problem Solvers
The 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is Now Open!

The search is on for America’s 2017 Top Young Scientist. Could it be your student? Students in grades 5 through 8 across the country are encouraged to submit their big idea to solve a real-world problem for the chance to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist and win $25,000!

As the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5 through 8, the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge encourages them to explore scientific concepts found in everyday life and creatively communicate their solutions to improve lives in their communities and around the world.

Entering is easy as 1-2-3! Students should…
1. Identify a real-world problem they are passionate about
2. Brainstorm a solution to the problem
3. Film a short 1-2 minute video and submit it for the chance to bring their idea to life

Encourage Your Students to Start Early
It’s never too early to start innovating! Encourage your students to use time over winter break to brainstorm their idea and challenge them to submit their entry before the April 19, 2017 deadline.

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