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

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10+ free lesson plans and activities to teach students about plant science!


Explore COVID-19 and Virus Science and Health with Free STEM Activities

Free STEM lesson plans and activities to explore science related to viruses, pandemics, and COVID-19.


Teaching about the Pandemic with SimPandemic

See how a summer program in Qatar use SimPandemic, a free simulation tool from Science Buddies, to explore variables related to a pandemic.


15+ STEM Lessons and Activities to Teach Chemical Reactions

15+ STEM lessons and activities to teach about chemical reactions


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Student and biotech club sequence California native plants and contribute to GenBank


Celebrating 100+ Free Lesson Plans for K-12 STEM Education!

We now have 100 free STEM Lesson Plans to help support K-12 STEM educators!


10 Reasons to Use Science Buddies for Your Learning Pod

Learn more about Science Buddies and why we should be part of your learning pod for teaching STEM subjects.


10 Reasons to Use Science Buddies for Classroom, Remote, or Hybrid Learning

Hybrid? Remote? Pod? Classroom? Find out why Science Buddies should be part of your STEM teaching strategy — no matter what system you will be using this year.


Free STEM Activities for Classroom, Remote, Hybrid, Pod Learning!

Quickly find free STEM activities for classroom, hybrid, remote, and pod learning!


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Week 10 of our Summer of STEM features activities about birds, bugs, worms, flowers, and more!


STEM is for Everyone: Richard Mankin, Entomologist

Meet Richard Mankin, an entomologist who "listens" to bugs and uses sound tools to detect and monitor insect infestations.


Mission to Mars: Summer of STEM (Week 9)

Week 9 of our Summer of STEM features activities related to astronomy, space, the Solar System, and rocket science.

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