Site URL: ScienceBuddies.org
Content: Science Buddies helps teachers quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science—from food science and physics to music and microbiology.
Design: The entire site is extremely easy to use, thanks to its simple design. A handy set of tabs serves as the primary navigation, offering links to experiments, projects, careers and advice. The individual project and experiment pages are set up for easy digestion with a materials list, abstract, how-to and more.
Review: An incredible resource, Science Buddies puts comprehensive tools, tips and techniques at educators’ fingertips. Here, teachers can find scientist-developed subject matter and an online community of science professionals who volunteer to advise students. It’s a win-win—students get access to current scientific research, and scientists get a way to reach out to young people interested in their fields.
Another brilliant aspect of this site is the experiments it provides, which are based on the latest research. In addition to student-centric materials, Science Buddies offer resources to support teachers as they guide students doing hands-on science projects.
Bottom Line: For the latest in classroom-friendly scientific experiments and learning tools, look no further than Science Buddies.