3M Launches 2017 Young Scientist ChallengeJanuary 12, 2017
3M, in partnership with Discovery Education, has launched the 2017 Young Scientist Challenge.
Now in its 10th year, the contest calls for students in grades 5-8 to submit a two-minute video demonstrating an innovation that could provide a solution to an everyday problem. A panel of judges will select 10 finalists who will then be paired with a 3M scientist to create an invention that solves the problem they identified.
The 10 finalists will receive US$1,000 and a trip to 3M’s Innovation Center in St. Paul, MN. The winning student will receive $25,000 along with the opportunity to attend the taping of a Discovery Network TV show.
To learn more about the Young Scientist Challenge, click here.
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