Young Scientist Challenge Deadline Approaches

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Due Date is May 20: Young Scientist Challenge Entries

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The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the premier national science competition for students in grades 5 through 8, is now open for entries – and the deadline is fast approaching. Students must complete a video entry about the “Science of Everyday Life” and submit it online before May 20th, 2009*.
The top 10 students in the country will each win a series of prizes, including $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to the competition finals in New York City this fall.The winning student will receive $50,000 in U.S. savings bonds and be named America’s Top Young Scientist.

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2008 Winners

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Teachers have a chance to win too. Teachers who nominate at least one student will be entered into a drawing, and one lucky teacher will also receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York City to participate in the final competition as an honorary host or judge!

Attend a Special Webinar – First 20 Registrants Receive a Prize

Need tips for submitting a winning video entry? Join us for a webinar with special guest Melissa Rey, America’s Top Young Scientist of 2008, on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 1:00 PM ET. Learn more about the Young Scientist Challenge and this year’s topics, and get helpful tips for creating a video submission. 

Register today and attend with your whole class


*Contest ends May 20th, 2009.  Please visit for official rules. | 800-323-9084
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