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Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 28, 2013 10:37 AM
School and family science weekly spotlight: a pair of paper airplane science projects that turn ordinary paper airplane folding into a fun hands-on science activity!
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 27, 2013 8:45 AM
A biotechnology kit from Bio-Rad Laboratories introduces young scientists to the world of biochemistry. In this fun science activity, kids can extract their own DNA, examine it without a microscope, and create a pendant containing their…
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 26, 2013 10:25 AM
Check out a series of Crystal Radio science experiment photos from a 5th grade student using the Science Buddies Crystal Radio Kit.
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 25, 2013 8:30 AM
Symantec commits continued funding to Science Buddies, allowing further expansion of the Science Buddies computer science area to help enable and inspire student computer science projects. In honor of International Corporate Philanthropy Day…
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 22, 2013 12:00 PM
In last week's State of the Union address, President Obama again put the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in the national limelight. Many issues of policy and platform occupied the President's agenda, but STEM definitely had a seat, both in the speech and in the audience. Three of the guests invited to sit with the First Lady have deep STEM connections. The First Lady's science cadre included Jack Andraka (winner of the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and Science Buddies advocate), Peter Hudson (co-founder and CEO of iTriage, an app that helps people locate nearby healthcare providers), and Bobak Ferdowsi (popularly known as "NASA's Mohawk guy" and flight director for the Curiosity rover landing on Mars).
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 21, 2013 12:00 PM
Are you looking for a school science project topic or a hands-on science activity to do on the weekend or with your family? Science Buddies' science projects come in all sizes! In this week's spotlight: a pair of science projects related…
Log in to add favorite Overflow Menu February 19, 2013 10:00 AM
Do you use a package's nutritional information when making food choices? Can you trust the accuracy of the information? Nutritional content requirements are becoming more widespread, but the information on a label or a restaurant brochure may or may…
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Colorful full-size igloo examples of hands-on STEM. Students can explore physics, civil engineering, and more in related science projects at home or in the backyard on a snow day!
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Learn more about heart health with science projects that let students better understand how the heart works.
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A grant from the Cisco Foundation put Science Buddies on the ground floor of Bayside STEM Academy's annual science fair. Science Buddies partnered with the middle school throughout their science fair season, culminating in Science Buddies staff…
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