Friday, March 21, 2014

Search Science Buddies for Science Fair Project Ideas

Science Buddies is a good site for teachers and students to browse for ideas for science projects. For teachers there are free lesson plans and for there are many ideas for science fair projects as well as tips for creating a great looking science fair presentation. If students are having trouble deciding what type of science fair project to undertake, there is a topic selection wizard that will help them narrow down their list of choices.

The Science Careers section of Science Buddies offers overviews of dozens of careers in seven different areas of science. Each career profile provides an overview of what a person in that field does, links to interviews with people in that field, the minimum education requirements of the career, career growth potential, and salary information.

Applications for EducationScience Buddies covers materials for elementary school, middle school, and high school. The topic selection wizard could prove to be a valuable resource for students struggling to choose a topic for a science fair project. 

The Science Buddies Science Careers page could be a good reference for guidance counselors to bookmark. Students who enjoy science, but aren't sure of the career opportunities in science, could benefit from researching some careers through the Science Buddies Science Careers page.