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2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
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Ninth Grader Invented Prototype to Tap Energy from Ocean Currents
Fifteen-year-old Hannah Herbst from Boca Raton, Florida, is the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Herbst created an energy probe prototype that seeks to offer a stable power source to developing countries by using untapped energy from ocean currents.
~ Press Release, Discovery Education and 3M announce 2015 Science Competition Winner, Young Scientist Challenge, October 26, 2015.