Science Buddies Blog
April 8, 2020 2:00 PM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 11 - launching rockets made out of plastic Easter eggs.
April 7, 2020 8:00 AM
Learn how to use FlipGrid to set up simple response-driven STEM assignments.
April 6, 2020 11:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 9 - robot hand.
April 3, 2020 11:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 8 - secret messages with invisible ink.
April 1, 2020 10:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 7 - molding hard-boiled eggs into wacky shapes.
March 31, 2020 8:00 AM
Add STEM career exploration to your remote learning lineup. Simple project suggestions for all grade levels.
March 30, 2020 10:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 6 - paper marbling.
March 27, 2020 10:30 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 5 - building a toy parachute
March 26, 2020 1:00 PM
Explore STEM careers with a fun game of STEM Career Bingo!
March 26, 2020 6:00 AM
8 free STEM activities you can do with empty toilet paper (or paper towel) tubes.
March 25, 2020 9:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 4 - flower dissection.
March 23, 2020 8:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Activity 3 - candle seesaw
March 20, 2020 3:00 PM
Quickly find free science activities for use with students at home!
March 20, 2020 6:00 AM
Join a Science Buddies parent doing STEM activities at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown for Day 2 - homemade kites.
March 19, 2020 6:00 AM
Free STEM activities that are fun at home and also work well for for teachers interacting with students remotely.
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Use seasonal Peeps candies for fun and colorful hands-on science!
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Make science news reading assignments to go along with topics and science projects being discussed in class.
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or Science Buddies' scientists, everyday challenges provide inspiration for student STEM projects.
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This sixth-grade computer teacher is helping her students start thinking, now, about the range of STEM career paths available and how jobs in science match up to interests they already have.
Sixth grade student explores stealth technology with a project from Science Buddies.
For World Oceans Day, talk with students about ocean pollution and the need to reduce the amount of plastic trash flowing into waterways.
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