3M Announces Finalists for 2020 Young Scientist Contest

June 24, 2020 3M Announces Finalists for 2020 Young Scientist Contest

3M, in partnership with Discovery Education, has announced the 10 finalists in the 2020 Young Scientist Challenge.

The 13th-annual contest called for students in grades 5-8 to submit a video demonstrating an innovation that could provide a solution to an everyday problem. A panel of judges selected 10 finalists who will now be paired with a 3M scientist to create an invention that solves the problem they identified.

All 10 finalists will receive US$1,000 and the opportunity to work virtually with a 3M scientist to develop a prototype of their invention. 3M will host an interactive online competition to determine the winner in October. The winning student will be crowned “America’s Top Young Scientist” and receive $25,000.

To learn more about the Young Scientist Challenge, click here.

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