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STEM Activity
How did the Moon get its craters? What about the craters on Earth? Why do they look the way they do? Find out in this fun science activity, as you make your own craters by dropping balls into a tray of flour. Read more
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Celebrate the Moon Landing with a Crater Activity! 50 Years Since the First Moon Landing! This week marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing. On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on board. Four days later, on July 20, the Eagle lunar module landed on the Moon's Sea of Tranquility, and Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to… Read more
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Tie simple science explorations in with Star Wars for May 4th. Great STEM ideas for remote learning and family science. May the 4th Be with You There are countless odd and unusual holidays celebrated throughout the year. Science teachers often plan themed activities to tie in with major holidays (like St. Patrick's Day and Halloween) and science holidays (like DNA Day, Earth Day, and World Oceans Day). Then there are lesser-known and more unusual days,… 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: go on a Mission to Mars with space-themed science! A Mission to Mars with Space Science On NASA's upcoming… Read more
Science Fair Project Idea
Have you ever heard someone say that the moon is made of cheese? Even though the craters on the surface of the moon resemble holes in Swiss cheese, we know that this common myth is not true. Find out how craters are formed and why they are different sizes by doing this simple science project. Read more
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