What's at the bottom of a body of water? An underwater robot might help find out! Rig your own simple underwater robot to get hands-on with robot design challenges in the "Roaming Robots: Build Your Own Underwater Robot" #robotics engineering project idea. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p002.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #science

Build A Battery Out Of Pennies This is one of those cool "so-thats-how-it-works" projects that is an easy weekend activity to teach yourself (or your kids) the basics of how a battery operates.

In the "Flippy, the Dancing Robot" #science project, students build a dancing robot and explore ways to improve the design in terms of stability. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p027.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #robotics #engineering

Shoe-box Maze

"How to Do Robotics at Home with Your Kids": These tips can help ensure you and your kids have fun with robotics projects at home. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/2015/04/how-to-do-robotics-at-home-with-your-kids.php?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject #robotics

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Build a robot artist! The "Robot Picasso: Building a Robot That Creates Art" #robotics #engineering Project Idea challenges students to build a VEX-based robot that can draw a picture. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p005.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #science #scienceproject

15 Simple Science Projects for Kids

"Climb Every Mountain with Your Own LEGO® Cable Car" robotics engineering Project Idea. Can you build a bot that travels a string across an open space? Great #robotics #engineering challenge! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p008.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #science #scienceproject

Literacy & Math Ideas: STEM in the Classroom: Circuits

Upgrade your articulated straw robot hand with the addition of a microprocessor board and servo motors! The "I Like to Move It: Motorizing a Robot Hand *" #robotics Project Idea provides inspiration and challenge for students ready to take next steps in robotics engineering. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p003.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #science

Hands on water science for kids - making a fountain to learn about water power

"Engineering Projects to Celebrate Girl Day": Encourage a girl to do a creative engineering project or activity! [Science Buddies: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/2016/02/engineering-projects-to-celebrate-girl-day-eweek.php?from=Pinterest] #eweek2016 #engineering #scienceproject #STEM #girlsinscience

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, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/CE_p011.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

A radio that doesn't need a battery or plug? In the "Build Your Own Crystal Radio" electricity and #electronics #science project students build a working crystal radio and investigate how to improve it. A convenient project kit is available to do this science project! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p014.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

The "Art Bot: Build a Wobbly Robot Friend That Creates Art" #robotics #engineering project guides students in assembling a cool plastic cup-bodied bot ready to create a marker masterpiece. Build the bot for fun, or use the project as a launch pad for a full independent science project exploration! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p014.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject #summerscience #science #artbot

In the "Building a Simple Motor Puts a New Spin on Magnets" electricity and electronics #science project, students build a simple Beakman motor and investigate how design changes affect the rate and direction of rotation. A project kit of specialty items is available to do this science project! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p051.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

Thank you! Please consider Science Buddies in your year-end giving and help us continue to support more than fifteen million students, teachers, and parents who come to Science Buddies as a trusted source of FREE hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math project ideas and resources. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/donating_now.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #science #scienceproject

What is the best way to keep your strawberries from molding? In the "Save Those Spoiling Strawberries!" #science project, students experiment with thermotherapy to find out if it can help prolong the life of strawberries. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/FoodSci_p064.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

Need a hand for a specific task? In the "Grasping with Straws: Make a Robot Hand Using Drinking Straws" #robotics engineering Project Idea, students use drinking straws, sewing thread, and glue to make a functional "gripping" hand. A convenient #science project kit is available! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p001.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM

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, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Aero_p038.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject