Sparking the Next Generation of Young Scientists with Science at Home

With nearly 55 million students across the US still homebound due to COVID-19, STEM education has now moved from the classroom to the home. To facilitate science-based distance-learning, 3M is helping students and educators with the all-new Science at Home video series. Created in partnership with the Bakken Museum and Discovery Education, 3M Science at Home offers students ages 6-12 a series of fun and educational science experiments that can be easily completed at home using commonly found household items. These experiments, led by 3M scientists and special guests (like…

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3M and The BrandLab Team up to Expand Diversity in the Design Sector

3M and The BrandLab (TBL) have announced a two-year initiative (2020 and 2021) focused on driving diversity within creative career paths, including graphic and industrial design. This partnership aims to inspire young, diverse high school students to pursue creative careers, address opportunity gaps for underrepresented students and embody a more culturally diverse population of creative talent for organizations that have a global footprint. The design talent collaboration includes the expansion of existing internship programs with The BrandLab, the addition of a classroom program, inclusive of inspirational workshops hosted at 3M…

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3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition

3M, the global science and innovation leader, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the opening of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). The annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge recruits students in grades 5-8 to compete for an exclusive mentorship with a 3M scientist, the $25,000 grand prize and earn the title of America’s Top Young Scientist. Competition entries are accepted at www.YoungScientistLab.com until the April 21, 2020 deadline. The nation’s premier middle school science competition enters…

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3M Launches New Brand Campaign that Demonstrates How Innovation and Action Improves Lives

3M has launched Improving Lives – an integrated nationwide 3M Company brand campaign across multiple communication channels. Improving Lives tells the stories of science and innovation through the lens of its inventors to emphasize how and why 3M scientists are passionate to create solutions that are meaningful and make people’s lives better. Improving Lives will be unveiled on broadcast TV with the first in a series of high-profile advertisements airing to millions of people during the first World Series game tonight on FOX. 3M will also reach a broad audience…

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3M and Discovery Education Announce ‘Improving Lives Award’: Nominate Your Favorite 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist

3M and Discovery Education, today announced the opening of its inaugural Improving Lives Award as part of the annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). The Improving Lives Award, a public voting recognition, will celebrate the student innovation with the most potential to improve lives. The online public voting period is open October 14-25, 2019. As part of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition for grades 5-8, for the first time in competition history, the public will select one project from the 2019 top…

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