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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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Make a video and enter the 3M Young Scientist Challenge for students grades 5-8!


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Two Lesson Plans help teachers teach sustainability using Google's interactive Your Plan, Your Planet tool.


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Use seasonal Peeps candies for fun and colorful hands-on science!


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Teachers at this alternative educational program in Kentucky use free science and engineering activities from Science Buddies to provide safe and engaging STEM learning opportunities for their students.


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Try one of these five free lesson plans to help students get hands-on with physics and forces of motion.


New Series of Science Buddies Books

Some of our most popular hands-on STEM activities are now available in book form!


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Learn more about 16 women engineers in science history and explore related science projects and STEM careers.


Free Resources Support Teacher's Innovative STEM Academy

Science Buddies's free resources are a perfect fit for this teacher's school-within-a-school STEM program in an Ohio elementary school.


25 Women in Science to Learn More About

Learn more about 25 women in science history and explore related science projects and STEM careers.


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6 steps to Fluor Engineering Challenge success!


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Celebrate Engineers Week with the Fluor Challenge!


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This eighteenth century blind mathematician developed his own tools to help him work with numbers.


STEM is for Everyone: Scientists with Disabilities

Supporting scientists with disabilities and diversity in STEM


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10 winter-themed science activities


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Learn more about these 19 African American scientists and engineers.

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