New on the Science Buddies Blog
March 30, 2015 10:51 AM
As winter turns to spring, farmers are preparing to plant this year's crops. For some, tilling their fields is a thing of the past.
March 26, 2015 12:31 PM
Mesmerizing video puts the physics of liquid in motion. Students and families can explore related science with hands-on activities that are fun to do at home or in the classroom.
March 19, 2015 9:05 AM
Have you and your kids ever cracked open a geode to reveal the crystals inside? This is a great way to add something special to a prized rock collection and can be a lot of fun for kids who are interested in geology, rocks, or crystals.
March 13, 2015 10:52 AM
Pi Day is a great excuse to make some math- and food-related Pi puns and bake up a tasty dessert. We suggest you throw a bit of science into the mix as well!
March 9, 2015 5:00 AM
The project display board is how you present your project at the science fair. What goes into a well-organized and effective project display board? Check our easy-to-follow guide.
March 4, 2015 11:00 AM
Dropping the freezing point of water can help keep roads free of ice, making them safer for driving. What are the best tools for the job?
February 26, 2015 11:18 AM
School and family science weekly spotlight: explore the relationship between friction and surface with a fun activity.
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School and family science weekly spotlight: use dough to explore the relationship between dimensions of an object and volume.
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