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Log in to add favorite June 30, 2014 7:00 AM

Fireworks displays are fun to watch and a tradition accompanying many community celebrations. With a simple family science activity, the mystery behind the dazzling night-time sky show can be explored. This is colorful hands-on summer…

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School and family science weekly spotlight: surface tension used to power a small raft.

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Lauren Killingsworth, a recent high school graduate, already has an impressive resume of stem cell research that may contribute to future treatments for blindness. Out of the lab, she is making a difference in the lives of both students in her…

Log in to add favorite June 24, 2014 5:08 AM

Computer bugs and vulnerabilities like the Heartbleed bug provide frightening reminders of how important it is to set strong passwords online. Students can learn more about password practices and experiment with testing passwords by using and…

Log in to add favorite June 16, 2014 8:00 AM

3D printing has opened a cool new frontier of custom manufacturing that brings freedom to individuals interested in design, invention, or just in need of a rare or unusual part. With a hands-on modeling and design project using Autodesk 123D Make,…

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Weekly family science activity: are fingerprint patterns inherited and shared among family members?

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From physics to statistics, science plays a big role in soccer. As the World Cup unfolds this summer, watch the games, cheer on your favorite teams, and see science in action! By Kim Mullin Image: Flickr, Peter DuttonSports fans all over the…

Log in to add favorite June 5, 2014 10:00 AM

School and family science weekly spotlight: how gases expand and contract in response to temperature.

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A magic milk rainbow may be all about what's happening at the surface level between milk and soap, but when kids create the magic, the learning excitement is palpable. For Lily Ardent, hands-on science activities are a great way to help kids uncover the magic of science. We couldn't agree more!

Log in to add favorite June 2, 2014 6:00 AM

Science Buddies has added a new "activities" section to its award-winning science education website. The new science activities complement the existing library of science fair project ideas but bridge the gap between science "assignment" or…

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Free science fair projects.