Science Buddies

The award-winning, non-profit Science Buddies empowers K-12 youth, parents, and educators to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal is to find a fun science activity for your youth or win the international science fair, puts comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips.

Science Buddies mission is to help youth from all walks of life to build their literacy in science and technology so they can become productive and engaged citizens in the 21st century. They have created personalized learning tools, over 15,000 pages of scientist-developed subject matter (including experiments based on the latest academic research), and an online community of science professionals who volunteer to advise youth. They also provide resources to support parents and educators as they guide youth doing hands-on science projects.

Science Buddies quickly and efficiently matches students with the information that will hold their interest and answer their questions. They provide a bridge between scientists and youth, giving youth access to current scientific research and simultaneously giving scientists a way to reach out to young people interested in their fields.

Target Audience: Programs that serve K-4, Programs that serve Grades 5-8, Programs that serve Grades 9-12, Line Staff, Program Manager/Coordinator, Program Director/Leadership
Which Standards does this meet? III. Intentional Programming and Activities
Cost: Free
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