Today, Discovery Education and 3M announced the launch of the first Young Scientist Global Virtual Field Trip for kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms with exclusive access to 3M Headquarters’ ‘World of Innovation’ in St. Paul, Minn.
Classrooms can register to attend this live event, to be broadcast February 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST, by visiting https://www.youngscientistlab.com/vft. This Virtual Field Trip is part of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
During the 40-minute no-cost experience, students will be introduced to 3M scientists and engineers who are applying science to everyday life. 3M’s Vice President, New Platforms – Growth & Commercialization, Dr. Gayle Schueller, will kick off the event and introduce 3M scientists who will answer students’ questions live about STEM careers, scientific processes, and more.
For more information, and to learn about submission guidelines, tips from previous winners and complete rules, see https://www.youngscientistlab.com/challenge.