New on the Science Buddies Blog
July 2, 2015 9:00 AM
Use water drops to explore the physics behind mangification.
June 29, 2015 8:00 AM
You can see surface tension in the way water pools on a penny, but what happens when you add soap?
June 26, 2015 8:00 AM
Book review: In book four, Nick and Tesla build a clever gadget glove that introduces readers to a set of fun DIY wearable electronics projects!
June 25, 2015 8:00 AM
What colors make up a certain color ink in a marker? Find out with a family science activity.
June 23, 2015 6:00 AM
A test tube of phytoplankton offers a no-mess way to let kids observe biochemical processes, circadian rhythms, and bioluminescence.
June 22, 2015 9:00 AM
Bright summer light is perfect for exploring solar energy with hands-on science activities.
June 18, 2015 12:30 PM
What makes a great photo great? Experiment with a family science activity to see if key approaches to composition make a difference.
Recently on the Science Buddies Blog
This storybook puts the engineering design process in action and in the hands of a charming young girl who has an idea for something she wants to build—and sets out to bring her idea to life.
Build bridges from paper to explore civil engineering in this family STEM activity. Does the shape of the materials make a difference?
After working through the Science Buddies activities, Adventures in Raspberry Pi is a great way to explore other things to do with the Raspberry Pi.
Don't miss this rhyming pair of picture books for STEM-focused summer reading. Each offers a charming illustration of the engineering. Kids can be engineers, too!
The Hive Detectives offers beautiful photographs and in-depth information about bees, as well as a fascinating mystery.
In this week's spotlight: a physics-focused family sports science activity that may make a difference in your next game of catch!
The classic game of Galaga provided inspiration for this sixth grade student as he designed his own video game to learn more about the role of hit boxes in creating a successful game.
Investigate how sugar and sugar substitutes compare in terms of sweetness in this family science activity spotlight.
With more data flowing in than most of us can ever hope to sift through, infographics have emerged as a viewer-friendly way to convey data-driven information.
Heading outdoors lets kids experience real-world applications of their classroom learning. What can you learn on a field trip to a pond or stream?
This sixth grade student took a comparative look at the change in intensity of a star's light in relation to its distance. She ended up with a winning combination of math and physics!
What happens when you bend your favorite candy in half? If you put it in the freezer first, will the candy behave differently? Put it to the test with a family science activity!
The Raspberry Pi Projects Kit from the Science Buddies Store enable kids to work on creative projects that blend computer programming, electronics circuit building, and art.
Twenty steps to help you and your kids succeed with family robotics projects.
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore computer code logic by guiding someone through a simple maze. No computer needed!