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Science Buddies is an award-winning resource for K-12 science and engineering education
Science Buddies is an award-winning resource for K-12 science and engineering education

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Parents! Ready for summer science with your kids? Looking for hands-on family science activities, inspiration, or resources to help you better support your student's science education? We just launched a fresh update on our Parents page, just in time for summer!  #STEM  

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How do sugar substitutes and sugar compare in terms of sweetness? Mix up some homemade lemonade and put it to the test in a family-friendly kitchen #science activity. (Or, students can set up serial dilutions following the Science Buddies procedure for a full science fair project on this topic!)
+Scientific American 
#STEM  

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Considering #science- and #engineering-themed activities for the summer (or the weekend)? Check our tips for doing family #robotics at home.  #STEM

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Bristlebot robots are fun to build, and Science Buddies offers directions for several variations. The Advanced Bristlebot kit from the Science Buddies Store lets kids experiment with both a light-tracking bot and a solar-powered bot. We gave the solar-powered one a spring break try!   #STEM   #engineering   #robotics  

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If your kids love creative projects, they may really enjoy the fun new paper circuits activity at Science Buddies! With copper tape, a coin cell battery, and LEDs, kids can "light up" their art in exciting ways (and learn about circuits along the way). #STEM  

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Ovoid is not the only shape for a hard-boiled egg! This year, give new shape to your hard-boiled eggs with a fun hands-on #science activity. The trick to the transformation is understanding the science behind the process of hard-boiling.   #STEM  +Scientific American 

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Get your rolling pins and memorization skills ready. Tomorrow is Pi Day! Pi Day is a great chance for families to have some fun with math, memorization, and maybe celebratory pie. Be sure to catch the very special TIME tomorrow, too. See if your student can figure out what's so cool about 9:26 tomorrow! #STEM  

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NEW Science Buddies Project Idea: "Take a Candle Carousel for a Spin"--investigate the relationship between the number of lit candles under a candle carousel and how fast it spins.   #science #STEM

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The Project Display Board is a key part of the #science fair project. Get the low-down on how to put together a great board.   
+Elmer's Brands #STEM
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