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Author: Amy Cowen

Amy Cowen / science writer and social media manager for Science Buddies
Amy Cowen is Online Community Manager at Science Buddies and produces content for the Science Buddies blog, monthly newsletter, and social media streams, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. Find her on Google+ and at Twitter.

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Sound Science with a String and a Hanger


Experiment to explore how some materials transmit sound better than others.

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Smart Science Project Display Boards


Our guide takes the mystery out of building a great science project display board!

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Raise Your Voice against Cyberbullying


A new website and downloadable guide helps parents better understand and talk about cyberbullying with their kids.

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Gas and the Size of a Marshmallow


Kitchen science: explore laws of chemistry that can be observed by experimenting with the air surrounding a marshmallow!

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Digital Classroom: Making the (Login) Connection


What you need to know about logging in at Science Buddies with Google Classroom.

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Baking Soda Bubbles and the Science of Sour


Use baking soda to find out whether or not a food is sour in this "bubbly" kitchen chemistry activity.

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Your Digital Classroom: The Topic Selection Wizard


Assign the Topic Selection Wizard! With Google Classroom Integration, you can turn project finding into a classroom assignment!

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Stretchy Dough and the Science of Gluten


Experiment to see how gluten affects the stretchiness and elasticity of dough.

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Flocculants and the Science Behind Clean Drinking Water


Model a water treatment plant process to see how water is changed from turbid to clear before being piped to customers for drinking.

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Putting the McGurk Effect to the Test


With a bit of video making, students can put the McGurk effect to the test with friends and family.

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Your Digital Classroom: Assigning Science Reading with Science Buddies' Google Classroom Integration


Use the Science Buddies news feed to locate science news articles and easily add them to your Google Classroom.

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Diaper Duty Science


Take an inside look at the polymer in diapers that makes them effective at absorbing liquid.

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White-hat Hackers: Cybersecurity Specialists


A career in cybersecurity: individuals who can think like a hacker are in demand.

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Popcorn Popping Science


Explore the science that makes popcorn "pop."

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Growing Science: Agriculture and Plant Projects


Plant-based science projects may take extra time. We have strategies to help students succeed.

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