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    How do you store solar energy for use when it is not light out? In the "The Speed of Light: Explore Solar Energy with a Supercapacitor Car Motor!" electronics #science project, students investigate how a capacitor works and how the time used to charge a solar-powered supercapacitor affects how long a car is powered. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    You know there is sugar in non-diet soda, but just how much? In the "How Sweet It Is—How Much Sugar Is Really in That Soda?" food #science project, students use a hydrometer to measure the amount of sugar in soda. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Sun, wind, and water are all sources of renewable energy. But what about the Earth itself? In the "The Power of Heat Is Right Under Your Feet!" #science project, students build a model of a geothermal power plant to learn more about geothermal energy. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #energy

    What is the role of an enzyme in biochemistry? In the "A Juicy Project: Extracting Apple Juice with Pectinase" #science project, students investigate to see how much the addition of an enzyme speeds up the release of juice from apples? Do different types or ages of apples react differently? [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    How much energy do the various appliances in your house use? Are there ways to cut down on your family's power consumption? In the "Spare a Watt, Save a Lot" #science project, students investigate the energy usage of household appliances and learn more about phantom power drain. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #energy

    How can you use falling water to lift something? In the "Put Your Water to Work: Using Hydropower to Lift a Load" energy and power #science project, students make a homemade waterwheel and use the power of water to lift a small weight. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Do agrofuels produce the same amount of energy as nonrenewable fuels? In the "Burning Biofuels: Comparing Nonrenewable and Renewable Fuels" energy #science project, students use vegetable oil and motor oil to explore. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #altenergy

    In the "The Effect of Bridge Design on Weight Bearing Capacity" civil engineering #science Project Idea, students build bridges using both straws and wooden sticks and then put them to the test. It's build and break hands-on science and engineering fun! A convenient project kit is available to do this science project. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    How can sea water be turned into safe drinking water? In the "Solar-Powered Water Desalination" environmental #engineering #science Project Idea, students build and test a solar-powered device for desalinating water. Does the color of the bottom impact the device's efficiency? [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #summerscience

    Water heaters are usually used to heat water in homes, but what are other ways to make hot water? In the "Are You in Hot Water? Use the Sun's Energy to Heat Your Own Water" energy and power #science project, students can investigate how #energy from the Sun can be used to heat up water. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...; Image: NASA] #STEM #scienceproject #altenergy

    Can you use water to tell time? In the "Build a Water Clock to Show the Drip, Drip, Drip of Time" #engineering #science project, students build a simple water clock that can track three hours of time. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    When you make your own ice cream, you might add salt to get the mixture cold enough to work. Why does salt help? In the "Chemistry of Ice-Cream Making: Lowering the Freezing Point of Water" food #science project, investigate how dissolving chemicals in water changes its freezing point. A project kit is available to do this science project! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    In the "Don't You Fret! Standing Waves on a Guitar" #science project, students explore the physics of sound as they learn how to predict the locations of standing wave nodes on a guitar's strings. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Do crystals form more quickly when left alone or when given a jump start with seed crystals? In the "When Science is Sweet: Growing Rock Candy Crystals" food #science project, students explore using a sugar water solution. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    What kinds of stones store oil? In the "Rocky Secrets: Where Does Oil Hide?" #geology #science project, students investigate different types of sedimentary rock to see which ones would make good storage or reservoir rocks and which ones would make a good cap rock. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Ancient Egypt means hands-on student #science! In the "Minding Your Mummies: The Science of Mummification" science Project Idea, student learn about the rituals and science of mummification by mummifying a hot dog using baking soda. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Thermometers tell us the temperature, but what is an anemometer? In the "How Does a Wind Meter Work?" #science project, students create a simple anemometer from a pencil, straws, and paper cups and use it to investigate the power of the wind. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie... ] #STEM #scienceproject

    How do you keep a ship stable? In the "Rocking the Boat" #science project, students experiment to engineer a fin (bilge keel) design that is best at keeping a boat from rolling back and forth. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Can you save time and energy by changing how you cook pasta? In the "The Pasta Puzzle: How Much Water is Required to Cook Pasta?" #science project, students investigate the minimum amount and temperature of the water that is required to prepare pasta. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Are all black inks the same? In the "Paper Chromatography: Is Black Ink Really Black?" #chemistry #science project, students use paper chromatography to analyze the components in permanent black markers. A project kit is available to do this science project! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

    Does your robot move towards or away from bright light? In the "Build a Light-Tracking Robot Critter" #robotics #science project, students make a small dual-motor robot that responds to light--much like some animals and insects do! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #engineering