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Weekly Science Project Idea/Home Science Activity Spotlight: Mixing Up Some Science Fun

Weekly science activity spotlight / Colloids and Mixtures / family science
Are you looking for a school science project topic or a hands-on science activity to do on the weekend or with your family? Science Buddies' science projects come in all sizes!


In this week's spotlight: a hands-on kitchen science investigation. What happens when you mix sand and water and how does the resulting mixture compare to a mixture of cornstarch and water? Learn more about mixtures, solutions, and colloids in this pair of fun, tactile science projects:


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Are the seeds in your watermelon playing hide-and-seek? Can plants grow without soil? The plant world offers a cornucopia of mysteries that are ripe for investigation.

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Science Buddies in Action: For a third grade student with an interest in science and pinewood derby cars, the Maglev Train project combined a fun DIY activity with engaging science.

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With support from Amgen and the Lawrence Hall of Science, high school biology in the Bay Area has gotten a world-class boost of biotechnology. The Amgen Biotechnology Experience gives teachers and students the opportunity to experiment with sophisticated hands-on science...

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The Rosetta spacecraft may help provide information about the formation of the solar system and planet Earth. Students and classes explore comets and space science through hands-on science projects.

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School and family science weekly spotlight: make a homemade compass from household materials.

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School and family science weekly spotlight: learn more about the chemistry of solubility while making your own tie dye using permanent markers.



Your Science!
What will you explore for your science project this year? What is your favorite classroom science activity? Email us a short (one to three sentences) summary of your science project or teaching tip. You might end up featured in an upcoming Science Buddies newsletter!



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