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By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Nov 15, 2012
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For November 15, 2012: Students looking for science fair projects will find loads ideas at Science Buddies, a non-profit organization that "empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology." Features of each project include, a summary (difficulty level, time required, prerequisites, cost, any safety concerns), background, materials, procedure, how to make it your own,  help, and a "learn more" link. A project guide will take them through the steps from determining their hypothesis to formulating their conclusion. They can also ask an expert for advice after their initial research. A free subscription to My Science Buddies allows students to save information into their own area, upload photos of their projects, and receive a monthly newsletter. Teachers will appreciate the grading rubrics and links to resources. Science Buddies is a nice starting point during science fair season. 

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