Calling All Middle School Students! Are you America’s 2016 Top Young Scientist?

Discovery Education and 3M are looking for the country’s Top Young Scientist of 2016. Does this sound like someone you know? Or does this sound like YOU? Read on! Now through April 20, entries are being accepted for this year’s Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Finalists chosen will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work closely with a 3M Scientist Mentor, compete for $25,000,…

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in 2015 Young Scientist Challenge

Ten young scientists across the country were recognized today as the finalists for the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge – proving that the next generation is never too young to help change the world for the better. They are (in alphabetical order): Peter Finch, Harrisville, R.I., Homeschool Arthur Frigo, III, Jupiter, Fla., Turtle River Montessori Raghav Ganesh, San Jose, Calif., Joaquin Miller Middle School, Cupertino Union School District Amulya…

Science Channel and Discovery Education Launch ‘Support Our Science’ Initiative

Earlier today, Science Channel and Discovery Education launched “Support Our Science” (S.O.S.), a new initiative that’s part of a larger, on-going effort designed to ignite students’ curiosity while providing educators with the means to build skills and knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In partnership with The Planetary Society, Girls Inc. and Maker Ed., S.O.S.’s first initiative will provide two high-need schools with professional development opportunities, hands-on…

Discovery Education & 3M Are Searching for America’s Top Young Scientist

For the past thirteen years, Discovery has sought out the brightest young minds in grades 5-8 to solve everyday problems with the power of science…and the search is on again. Today, Discovery Education and 3M announced the opening of the 14th annual Young Scientist Challenge, asking students to create a short video explaining the science behind their solution to an everyday problem in one of these three categories: The Way…