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K-12 Science Project Ideas

Science Buddies Project Ideas for K-12 science exploration.


K-12 Science Project Ideas

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Great Ideas for Engineers Week: Celebrate #eweek with a hands-on engineering project or activity with your students! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #engineering #STEM #scienceproject

"Blaze Your Own Trail with a Balloon-powered Vehicle": Get ready for Engineers Week and plan on doing the 2015 Fluor Challenge. Students design, build, and test a balloon-powered vehicle for a chance to win money for your school! See site for full guidelines and deadlines. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #eweek #fluorchallenge #science

Blaze Your Own Trail with a Balloon-powered Vehicle - Science Buddies Blog

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In the "Build a Motion-Activated Guard Robot" #science project, students build a two-wheeled robot that uses a passive infrared (PIR) sensor to detect motion. [Source: Science Buddies; www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #robotics #engineering #scienceproject

Build a Motion-Activated Guard Robot

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In the "Can Nanotechnology Help Clean Up Ocean Oil Spills? Try It Yourself with Ferrofluid" #environmental #science project, students experiment with ferrofluid and neodymium magnets to separate oil from water. [Source: Science Buddies; www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #enveng

Can Nanotechnology Help Clean Up Ocean Oil Spills? Try It Yourself with Ferrofluid

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In the "Build a Self-Driving Robot that Can Automatically Follow a Line" #science project, students use a two-wheeled robot chassis and breadboard to build a robot that uses an infrared light sensor to follow a dark line. [Source: Science Buddies; www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #robotics #engineering #scienceproject

Build a Self-Driving Robot that Can Automatically Follow a Line

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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, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #robotics #engineering

Flippy, the Dancing Robot

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In the "Line Follower: A Zippy Robot That Senses Where to Go" #science project, students build a #robot that uses optical sensors to follow differently shaped lines. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #robotics #engineering

Line Follower: A Zippy Robot That Senses Where to Go

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"2015 Fluor Engineering Challenge!": Build and test balloon-powered cars in a fun hands-on #engineering activity. Students who complete the challenge can submit their results to be entered in a random drawing for $1,500 USD for a school or after-school program. Visit the #FluorChallenge site for complete rules, submission requirements, and project directions. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #eweek #eweek2015 #engineersweek

Take the Fluor Engineering Challenge!

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"A Dolphin Tail and Prosthetics Engineering": In movies like Dolphin Tale, you don't have to look far to find the #engineering design process in action. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #science

A Dolphin Tail and Prosthetics Engineering - Science Buddies Blog

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"Last Year on the Science Buddies Blog": Catch up on great #STEM and #science posts from the Science Buddies Blog. [Source: www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #science

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"Football Science: Score Big this Super Bowl Sunday with Sports Science": In the days leading up to the big game, in the days after, or even during off-season, you can kick around sports #science concepts with your students. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #football #superbowl

"Science news" feed on the Science Buddies site makes it easy to have students read science news in an area of interest or related to their science project. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #science

Kids Read Science News - Science Buddies Blog

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In the "Abracadabra! Transforming Yogurt into 'Ravioli'" #science project, students use reverse spherification to make "raviolis" of yogurt that hold together until you break the outer skin that develops in the process. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #foodscience #gastronomy

Abracadabra! Transforming Yogurt into 'Ravioli'

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"Candy Corn Geodesic Dome": With fun Halloween-themed gum drop candies and toothpicks, kids can explore geodesic domes. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #scienceproject #STEM #familyscience #halloween

Candy Corn Geodesic Dome - Science Buddies Blog

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Titration can be an important part of a chemistry project. In this tutorial, students learn more about titration, including the chemicals that are commonly used, the chemical reactions that make titration work, how titration is performed, and tips to get better results. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceguide

Titration Tutorial: Tips & Tricks for Titrating

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"Electronics Primer: Use a Breadboard to Build and Test a Simple Circuit" #electronics resource, students learn how to use a simple breadboard and experiment with lighting up an LED. This hands-on tutorial is a great introductory step for students preparing for other electronics, robotics, and engineering projects. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject

"Building a Halloween Brushbot: Family Robotics": Brushbot introductory #robotics activity is a great family #science project. Customize your brushbot to give it extra personality! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #scienceproject #familyscience #brushbot

"Computer Programming Basics: An Hour of Code": Playful and puzzling modules available as part of the Hour of Code initiative get kids started with programming basics. Continue the learning with Science Buddies Project Ideas in #computer #science. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #scratch #hourofcode #compsci

"Drag-and-drop Code: Engaging Students with Computer Programming": learn more about the "drag-and-drop," block-based, snap-together programming environments that are becoming increasingly popular as a way to introduce students to code. Plus, explore two new #computer #science projects at Science Buddies that use MIT's App Inventor. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #scratch #hourofcode #compsci

"Ebola Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Proportions in West Africa": As the current Ebola crisis in West Africa continues, medical biotechnology #science projects let students gets hands-on with projects that parallel real-world research and development. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #biotech #ebola

In the "Juice Balls: The Science of Spherification" food #science project, students make balls of juice (or another drink) using spherification, a molecular gastronomy technique. As part of the experiment, students explore the role of pH in the process. The results are edible! [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #boba #foodscience

Juice Balls: The Science of Spherification

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In the "Staying Healthy with Personal Medicine Apps" #science project, students build their own app using MIT's App Inventor and explore how apps may be used to improve personal health care. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #app

Staying Healthy with Personal Medicine Apps

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In the "Can You Crowdsource a Better School Environment? " computer #science project, students design and build their own app using MIT's App Inventor. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #scienceproject #app #compsci

Can You Crowdsource a Better School Environment?

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Take a student #science or #engineering project to the next level with Autodesk computer-aided design software. Explore Science Buddies projects that encourage students to integrate Autodesk software into their projects. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #science #autodesk #3D #CAD #scienceproject

Even before there was a term for it, scientists have been amassing and analyzing big data! Help students learn more about big data with a science project that uses an existing big data resource. [Source: Science Buddies, www.sciencebuddie...] #STEM #science #bigdata #scienceproject

Explore the World of Big Data with Your Science Project

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