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.

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STEM is for Everyone: Farida Bedwei, a Computer Scientist with Cerebral Palsy


Farida Bedwei is a software engineer in Ghana and advocate for people with disabilities.

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Holiday STEAM Projects to Make and Give


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

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10 Projects to Jump-start Your Makerspace


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

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Rev Up STEM Learning with Car Science Projects


Projects and video for students interested in exploring STEM with car-related activities.

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Halloween STEM Ideas


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

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STEM is for Everyone: Geerat Vermeij, a Paleoecologist who is Blind


Geerat Vermeij's research on seashells and paleoecology is known around the world and depends on his sense of touch.

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5 Lessons for Weather Science


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

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Earthquake Safety and Science Activities


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

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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!

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Sustainability Lessons Help Make Environmental Awareness Real


Teacher uses lesson to make sustainability relevant for students

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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.

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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.

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STEM Lessons that Integrate Multiple Subjects


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

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Teachers Develop Exciting New Lessons with Us for Science Journal


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

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10 Projects to Get Started Building Circuits on a Breadboard!


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

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