Up to the Challenge

  • Released Wednesday, January 14th, 2009
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:54PM
  • ID: 10343

In October 2008, Goddard hosted The Discovery Channel's 'Young Scientist Challenge.' The challenge brought ten middle school student finalists from across the country to vie for the title of 'America's Top Young Scientist' and a chance to win a U.S. Savings Bond. Five teacher finalists contended for recognition as 'America's Top Science Teacher.' NASA scientists and educators helped design the activities, which both tested the communication skills of the students and celebrated 50 years of NASA space science.

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