New on the Science Buddies Blog
January 29, 2015 9:01 AM
School and family science weekly spotlight: learn more about nanotechnology with a hands-on paper-based experiment.
January 28, 2015 9:45 AM
In the days leading up to the big game, in the days after, or even during off-season, you can kick around sports science concepts with your student sports fans.
January 27, 2015 9:00 AM
Participants at a natural history museum sleepover event in Utah experiment with bristlebots and brushbots.
January 22, 2015 2:00 PM
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore how different sorbents might help clean up an oil spill.
January 21, 2015 10:00 AM
Highlights and favorite posts from last year on the Science Buddies Blog—great science project overviews, visual spreads that show hands-on science in action, and real-world connections.
January 14, 2015 10:00 AM
A new website feature at Science Buddies, sponsored by Cisco Foundation, brings science news to students. With the news feed, students can easily locate science news stories related to a project or science interest.
January 13, 2015 9:00 AM
Thanks to Aerojet Rocketdyne, the INFINITY Science Center, and Science Buddies, teachers in Mississippi got a booster course in rocket science—and paper airplane folding.
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School and family science weekly spotlight: use dough to explore the relationship between dimensions of an object and volume.
In movies like Dolphin Tale, you don't have to look far to find the engineering design process in action. With the steps of the engineering process being acted out as the story unfolds, students see that success often involves a great deal of trial, error, testing, and redesigning.
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore the science of making soup from dried beans.
Book 3 in the Nick and Tesla series offers great gadget-oriented science and engineering fun from the twins as they stay with their eccentric scientist uncle for the summer.
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore the role of fat and temperature on pie crust texture.
With drag-and-drop computer programming, kids can explore fun activities that add lights and sounds lights to the season. We got in the holiday spirit with Scratch and Raspberry Pi to light up a simple light-activated star!
Grow bacteria colonies, create yogurt ravioli, even make your own top-secret recipe for delicious homemade yogurt.
Hands-on medical biotechnology projects guide students in scientifically evaluating how common moisturizer ingredients work.
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore the Stroop effect for family fun. How quickly can you name the colors?
TIME recognizes "Ebola Fighters" as Person of the Year. Students explore science related to Ebola epidemic.
A science project, especially an advanced one, may have a longer shelf life than just a single fair or a linear competition circuit. Top science students may find many events and venues in which to enter and showcase their research and findings.
A new classroom activity, sponsored by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, helps students see how populations of bacteria respond to antibiotics. Using a colorful dice game, students roll the dice to see how many bacteria respond to treatment each day.
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore variables related to individual vocal range.
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