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Summer Science 


Even if your summer break is winding down, there is still time to fit in a great hands-on science activity or exploration. Try one of these suggestions for a quick science exploration, or browse other activities:

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Turn a Phone Into a Science Tool


Cell Phone Microscope
Give an old cell phone new life by turning it into a handheld microscope. This is a great DIY engineering project!

Support for student projects like this one is provided by proud sponsors like Beckman Coulter.


Exciting STEM Projects and Activities


Whirly Bird Physics Activity
Learn more about the physics and aerodynamics of helicopter flight by making and testing paper "whirly birds."

Straw Science
How tall can a drinking straw be and still work? Make and drink from a very long straw in this fun science activity.

Fitness and Health Science Project
Put on a pedometer or fitness tracker and explore health, human behavior, and the popular 10,000 steps a day goal.

Computer Coding Science Projects

To inspire students to explore computer code, start with what they enjoy, like Minecraft. Finding ways to make coding connections can help spark interest. 


Plant science project with berries and aloe

Experiment with aloe juice to see if it makes a difference in how long berries last in this economic botany project.


Plant biology science projects like this one are supported by the Astellas USA Foundation. 

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Tell Us About Your Summer Science! 


Send us photos of your summer science projects. Your students might end up featured in a success story on the Science Buddies Blog, in the spotlight at FacebookTwitter, Google+, or in the newsletter. Let us know, in photos, how the science project went!




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