DE 3M Young Scientist Challenge articles

Where’s DENSI? It’s here.

Where’s DENSI? It’s here.

The time has come to reveal the location of the 2016 DEN Summer Institute.  A location known to only a few even within Discovery Education.  So where will the Summer Institute be?  I’m not just going to tell you. That’s far too easy for the mighty brains that read this blog.  I will give you

Archive Available: Meet Students Who Are Changing the World Panel Discussion

Our thanks to our student panelists, educators, and classrooms around the world for joining the discussion, asking questions, and for thinking about what they can do to make make a difference in their communities and our world. Whether you missed the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World panel discussion or want to view it again, the archive is available.

Spark Change in Your Class

Sparking innovation.  Two reasonably easy words to write and say, but notably difficult to make happen.  Last week we hosted a virtual experience with students all about how they became ChangeMakers. The students highlighted are doing amazing things at an incredibly young age.  This tells me, that given the opportunity and support to pursue their passions, students around

Lively Lessons: Post-Viewing Activity (Part 3)

Today’s lesson features a process art project to direct student thinking about their own values and motivations as they reflect upon the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World student panel discussion. Through collage-making, students represent their identity and self with images, objects, and text.

Lively Lessons: Engaged Viewing Activity for Students (Part 2)

This Lively Lesson features visual notetaking, or sketchnoting. Sketchnoting enables students to work non-linearly, represent concepts symbolically, create a hierarchy of ideas, and combine text and non-text elements in their product.

Lively Lessons: Previewing Activity for Students (Part 1)

This Lively Lesson features a previewing activity to help motivate students and frontload information about the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World student panel discussion, set purpose about the theme, and help students make personal connections to the content.

Now Open for Entries: Register Today for the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries. Register your young scientist today and have them start brainstorming their video submission over winter break. Get your students’ creative wheels turning with our thought starters ranging from how we manufacture to how we stay healthy. They can also get some inspiration from

Who will be America’s Top Young Scientist?

2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 3:00pm ET Live from the 3M Innovation Center The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Ten national finalists were chosen, and have been working all summer to bring their ideas and inventions

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