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Date

Oct 18 - 19 2021
Expired!

Time

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3M Young Scientist Challenge

You’re invited to watch and celebrate the ten national finalists as they compete virtually for the title of America’s Top Young Scientist!

All summer, these extraordinary students worked with mentors from 3M on inventions that can reshape the way we live our lives!

Join us as the finalists compete in two hands-on challenges, present their final innovations to a prestigious panel of judges, and find out in real-time who our 2021 grand prize winner is!

To learn more, scroll down to see what is planned for these two exciting days.

Hourly Schedule

Monday, October 18

12:00 PM ET - 4:45 PM ET
Challenge 1
See pairs of the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists work together to solve the first challenge.
6:30 PM ET - 9:45 PM ET
Challenge 2
See pairs of the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists work together to solve the second specially
 designed challenge.

Tuesday, October 19

1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET
Part 1 | First Five Presentations
Watch the first group 3M Young Scientist national finalists present their projects to an esteemed panel of judges.
2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET
Part 2 | Second Five Presentations
Watch the next group of 3M Young Scientist national finalists present their projects to an esteemed panel of judges.
6:15 PM ET - 6:50 PM ET
Awards Ceremony Begins
Celebrate with our finalists one last time!
6:55 PM ET - 7:00 PM ET
Winner Announcement
Find out who will be the 2021 America’s Top Young Scientist!