Blog 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.

Recently on the Science Buddies Blog


5 Lessons for Weather Science

Explore weather science with lessons for a handmade thermometer, anemometer, hygrometer, and more.


Earthquake Safety and Science Activities

Shake things up when you pair hands-on earthquake science activities with safety information from the Great California Shakeout


Student Discovers Green Thumb Growing Plants without Water

Student explores hydroponics project and finds ways to problem solve doing a plant-growing project in Alaska!


Sustainability Lessons Help Make Environmental Awareness Real

Teacher uses lesson to make sustainability relevant for students


Elementary School Student Finds Science Fair Success

This third-grade student and his mother have used Science Buddies three years in a row to help find a project for the science fair.


Teacher Uses Hashtag Bellwork System to Introduce STEM Careers

This teacher uses a 10-minute bellwork system to introduce students to a range of STEM careers.


STEM Lessons that Integrate Multiple Subjects

STEM lessons encourage students to use multiple subjects when designing solutions.


Teachers Develop Exciting New Lessons with Us for Science Journal

Teachers help us develop three new lessons for using Science Journal in the classroom!


10 Projects to Get Started Building Circuits on a Breadboard!

Learn more about breadboards and electronics projects you can do with them.


How to Use a Science Buddies Lesson Plan

Learn more about Science Buddies Lesson Plans with a guided walkthrough.


Try the Google Classroom Button for Science Class

The Google Classroom button at Science Buddies makes it easy for teachers to add STEM resources to Google Classroom as assignments or as announcements! Our push-button Google Classroom integration makes it easy for teachers to add resources…


Middle School Microbes Spark Career Interest

This student's middle school science fair project sparked interest that carried her through high school and into college.


Students Race to the Finish with Solar Sprint Cars

Junior Solar Sprint is a fun way to teach electronics and engineering design.


Explore Crater Science to Celebrate Moon Landing Anniversary

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with hands-on science activities.


Polymers Project Gets a Slime Update

PPG volunteers test a student science project about popular homemade slime!

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