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


Hypothesis Trouble: What to do when a science project fails

Try these 5 steps to help troubleshoot a failed science project.


Best of STEM Resources in 2019

A 'best of 2019' look back at the STEM projects, lessons, activities, videos, and more that were most popular in 2019.


A Look Back at 2019's STEM Teacher Successes

A look back at stories STEM educator shared in social media during 2019


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.


Holiday STEAM Projects to Make and Give

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


10 Projects to Jump-start Your Makerspace

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


Rev Up STEM Learning with Car Science Projects

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


Halloween STEM Ideas

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


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.


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.

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