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Here is a fun project you can try with leftover candy you have. You will make some amazing art using nothing but colored candy and hot water—and a little bit of science. Save some of your candy and get started! Read more
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Too much candy after Halloween? Put some of your trick-or-treat candy to scientific use with a hands-on project. This crowd-pleasing STEM activity turns colorful candies into a visual treat for students and a lesson in molecular diffusion. Candy Science: Just Add Water! Hands-on K-12 STEM. www.sciencebuddies.org Simple Candy STEM All you need to do this science activity is colorful candies, a small bowl (or plate), and water. Line the candies up in a ring… Read more
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Valentine's Day may bring with it extra candy. Luckily, you can put some of this candy to scientific use with a fun and eye-pleasing STEM activity and a lesson in molecular diffusion. Just add water! Valentine's STEM: Just Add Water. www.sciencebuddies.org Colorful Candy STEM All you need to do this hands-on science activity is colorful candies, a small bowl, and water. Have students line the candies up in a ring around the edge of the bowl, slowly pour… Read more
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Put Valentine's Day-themed candies to use in science class with one of these fun hands-on STEM activities. Conversation hearts, candies, and a robot that delivers! It is easy to give a Valentine's Day spin to hands-on science and engineering activities with students. Candies in Valentine's Day colors work well for a range of science projects, and many engineering projects can be recast for Valentine's Day by making colored papers, tape, and craft materials… Read more
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Follow along with a Science Buddies parent who is using family STEM activities to keep her kids learning at home during the COVID-19 school shutdown. New posts every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Today's adventure... experimenting with how candy coatings dissolve and the colors mix. An Experiment Full of Candy Makes the Whining Go Down Have you experienced a day during this quarantine when the whole family just seems to hit a wall? Everyone is whiny, on… Read more
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These free hands-on STEM activities are a great way for even the youngest of students to begin exploring science and engineering. Free Science Activities for Preschool The following science activities from Science Buddies' library of STEM Activities for Kids are perfect for letting preschool kids get hands-on with science: Make a Lemon Volcano: combine baking soda with lemon (citric acid) to create a bubbling volcano. Elephant Toothpaste: mix water… Read more
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Join Science Buddies this summer for virtual summer camp! Each week, we'll have a fun STEM theme for kids of all ages, suggestions for simple hands-on activities, book picks, and more. With our Summer of STEM, we'll keep you and your kids inspired all summer with creative and innovative science and engineering activities — for free. This week: make a splash with water play and water-based science experiments! Water Play Science Week 6 focuses on… Read more
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