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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Welcome Virtual STEM Expo! Thirty fun STEM activiities kids can do at home!


Winter Science Lessons and Activities

15+ free lesson plans and activities to for science class with Winter themes.


Coding Activities for Beginners and Beyond

Try these projects and activities for students to learn more about coding and computer programming at all levels.


STEM is for Everyone: Annie Jump Cannon, Classifier of Stars

Learn about Annie Cannon Jump, an astronomer who classified the stars.


Holiday STEAM Projects to Make and Give

14 unique and creative hands-on STEAM projects to make and keep or give.


13 STEM Gifts You'll Feel Good about Giving

13 STEM gifts that make great gifts for hours of STEM fun, learning, and discovery.


16 Projects to Jump-start Your Makerspace

Sixteen hands-on activities for a maker space that use recylced and craft materials.


12 Activities and Lessons to Teach Potential and Kinetic Energy

12 STEM lessons and activities to teach about kinetic and potential energy.


Plan, Run, and Succeed with a Virtual Science Fair – 9 Easy Steps!

Shifting from an in-person science fair to a virtual one? These nine steps provide an easy-to-follow roadmap for success.


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15+ free lesson plans and activities to tie science class in with Autumn themes.


2020 Nobel Science Experiments for K-12 Students

K-12 STEM projects, activities, and lessons that relate to the 2020 Nobel Prizes.


Halloween STEM Activities

Looking for spooky science for Halloween? We have suggestions for Halloween-themed STEM activities and lessons to explore with students!


Teaching Biotechnology at All Grade Levels

Use these free STEM lesson plans and activities to teach about biotechnology at all grade levels!


STEM is for Everyone: Helen Taussig, Pediatric Cardiologist

Learn about Dr. Helen Taussig, a pediatric cardiologist who used her hands to "listen" to heart rhythms.

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