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Log in to add favorite September 30, 2014 9:00 AM

An unusual caterpillar brings lots of "eeeews!" and one contribution to a citizen science project. Discover how anyone can collaborate on serious scientific research.

Log in to add favorite September 29, 2014 10:00 AM

UC Berkeley Professor Dan Garcia talks about the kind of "drag-and-drop," block-based, snap-together programming environments that are becoming increasingly popular as a way to introduce students of all ages to code.

Log in to add favorite September 25, 2014 12:15 PM

With a smorgasbord of fun, engaging, playful, and puzzling modules available as part of the Hour of Code initiative, kids can experiment with programming basics and sample Javascript, Python, Ruby, and more.

Log in to add favorite September 23, 2014 8:00 AM

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest gives U.S. secondary public schools a chance to use STEM to help address problems affecting their students and communities--and a chance at a share of $2 million in technology.

Log in to add favorite September 17, 2014 6:00 AM

Are the seeds in your watermelon playing hide-and-seek? Can plants grow without soil? The plant world offers a cornucopia of mysteries that are ripe for investigation.

Log in to add favorite September 11, 2014 8:00 AM

Science Buddies in Action: For a third grade student with an interest in science and pinewood derby cars, the Maglev Train project combined a fun DIY activity with engaging science.

Log in to add favorite September 9, 2014 6:00 AM

With support from Amgen and the Lawrence Hall of Science, high school biology in the Bay Area has gotten a world-class boost of biotechnology. The Amgen Biotechnology Experience gives teachers and students the opportunity to experiment with sophisticated hands-on science...

Log in to add favorite September 5, 2014 9:30 AM

The Rosetta spacecraft may help provide information about the formation of the solar system and planet Earth. Students and classes explore comets and space science through hands-on science projects.

Log in to add favorite September 4, 2014 9:30 AM

School and family science weekly spotlight: make a homemade compass from household materials.

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Free science fair projects.