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November 16, 2023 4:00 PM
Inspire and support a love of STEM with science and engineering kits and books! These 15 STEM ideas make great gifts for hours of STEM fun, learning, and discovery. What will the kids in your life explore, make, create, and innovate? Are you already thinking about holiday gift ideas for the young people on your gift list? Science and engineering kits and books make great gifts at any time of the year. With quality STEM kits and books, kids of all ages… Read more
June 6, 2023 3:00 PM
Bring home hands-on science exploration with convenient STEM kits from Science Buddies! Set kids up to explore robotics, computer programming, chemistry, physics, and more! As you plan for summer break, consider the value of hands-on science and engineering kits for keeping kids occupied, engaged, and learning! Camps and summer programs are great, but hands-on science and engineering kits can create powerful, flexible, self-paced learning opportunities… Read more
December 9, 2022 2:00 PM
With a bit of creative engineering, a simple circuit can do double-duty as a fun decoration and a helpful water-level monitor! Creative Engineering When faced with a problem, engineers come up with innovative and creative solutions! Keeping a cut holiday tree watered is important for preserving the life of a fresh tree, especially during dry winter days. With a bit of crafty science and engineering, one of our staff scientists added a circuit with a… Read more
November 9, 2022 4:00 PM
Use the BlueBot Robotics kit for a progressive series of robotics engineering and Arduino programming and physical computing projects, from intermediate to advanced. The BlueBot 4-in-1 Robotics Kit comes with the electronics parts to build four different robots, each with its own sensor-driven behavior. The kit is excellent as a starter kit for students interested in robotics engineering and ready to build circuits on a breadboard, and the first four… Read more
September 21, 2020 9:00 PM
Science project kits offer hands-on STEM explorations across a range of topics including electronics, robotics, chemistry, computer programming, physics, biology, engineering, and more! Paired with high-quality written project directions and procedures developed by our scientists specifically for K-12 students, Science Buddies Kits help students get the most from hands-on science and engineering projects. We have highlighted 10 popular science and… Read more
March 4, 2020 2:00 PM
The Raspberry Pi Projects Kit offers a customizable set of activities for progressive learning. Students use Scratch to write computer programs and combine those programs with circuits and sensors for interactive fun. Above: Girls at a GirlSPARC event working on hands-on coding and electronics projects with Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi Projects Kit from Science Buddies works with a series of eight interactive activities that combine computer… Read more
October 16, 2018 5:00 PM
Science kits from Science Buddies make getting the right specialty items easy. New kits are now available for popular bath bomb, magnetism, and chemical reaction projects. What will your students explore? Three new science kits from Science Buddies! When it comes to student science projects, Science Buddies has more than 1,100 engaging scientist- and engineer-authored ideas for students, and our Topic Selection Wizard helps students discover projects… Read more
April 26, 2017 3:00 PM
As a non-profit that focuses on engaging students in hands-on science explorations, we could not be more excited to share the successes of another hands-on learning organization, Ohio 4-H! This organization prides itself on being an educational program for kids to build life skills to help them succeed. By Lily Arendt Above: Students in an Ohio 4-H program learn about robotics by building and testing their own ArtBots. Bringing Science into the Hands… Read more
March 23, 2017 5:20 PM
With a convenient science kit and unmarked synthetic blood samples, students get hands on with the science behind blood typing. Can you correctly identify the "type" of the mystery blood samples? Blood. It keeps the body alive. Thanks to the circulatory system, our blood travels through our bodies all day every day, continuously delivering oxygen, fuel, and nutrients to our cells and helping transport carbon dioxide and waste to organs that remove… Read more
December 19, 2016 5:00 PM
Kids can add a kick of STEM to the equation when they integrate LEDs and circuits to their play dough creations! Light Up the Holidays with Electric Play Dough. Make creative light-up projects and learn about circuits and electricity at the same time! Hands-on STEM with Science Buddies. www.sciencebuddies.org Hands-on Creative Science Rolling a ball or making a snake from dough can be fun for all ages. With simple electronics concepts and two different… Read more
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