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The Science Buddies Blog gives students, teachers, and parents an inside look at student science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects, activities, success stories, and real-world connections.

Total posts in this category: 25

Previous posts in the Activity category


Building a Halloween Brushbot: Family Robotics

An orange scrub brush gives a family science activity a boost of jack-o-lantern-inspired fun and leads to a great robotics exploration.


Homemade Compass: Weekly Science Activity

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


Tie-Dye Using Permanent Markers: Weekly Science Activity

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


New Bristlebot Science Kit for Student Robotics!

With new Bristlebot Kit from the Science Buddies Store, students can build three styles of introductory robots and learn more about robotics engineering.


Seeing Tonic Water Glow: Weekly Science Activity

School and family science weekly spotlight: experiment with tonic water and a black light to learn more about fluorescence and light energy!


Red, White, and Blue with Soft Circuits

When you combine your circuitry know-how with fabric, you can, literally, wear your electronics on your sleeve. Students experiment with e-textiles.


Fun with Fireworks Science: When Chemicals Burn

Fireworks displays are fun to watch and a tradition accompanying many community celebrations. With a simple family science activity, the mystery behind the dazzling night-time sky show can be explored. This is colorful hands-on summer science—minus the "boom" of fireworks...


Expanding and Contracting Gases: Weekly Science Activity

School and family science weekly spotlight: how gases expand and contract in response to temperature.


Bringing Science Magic to the Classroom

A magic milk rainbow may be all about what's happening at the surface level between milk and soap, but when kids create the magic, the learning excitement is palpable. For Lily Ardent, hands-on science activities are a great way to help kids uncover the magic of science. We couldn't agree more!


Science Activities: Fun Science Perfect for Home or School

Science Buddies has added a new "activities" section to its award-winning science education website. The new science activities complement the existing library of science fair project ideas but bridge the gap between science "assignment" or "independent project" and doing science...

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