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Novo Nordisk: Hands-on Health Learning

Logo for Novo Nordisk Sponsor page Through the generous support of Novo Nordisk, a global leader in healthcare, Science Buddies has created a number of hands-on science projects aimed at helping students learn more about diabetes and hemophilia. In addition, each science project links to related careers (also created in partnership with Novo Nordisk), allowing students to explore what it would be like to work in a profession helping to treat these diseases.

Diabetes Science Projects

These science projects help students understand, first hand, the connections between food sugars and diabetes — a disease that affects more than 371 million people globally:

Linked diabetes careers help students, many of whom complete one of the above projects or other Science Buddies projects on nutrition, understand what it would be like to work in the diabetes healthcare arena:

Hemophilia Science Projects

This science project introduces students to the biology of blood clotting and helps them model and understand what happens in hemophilia:

Students interested in the above project, or other blood related projects on the Science Buddies website, are made aware of this career:


Creation of these science projects and career resources was underwritten by a generous grant from Novo Nordisk.