Nick Uhas Appears on Today Show with Deep Voice Gas – Sulfur Hexafluoride

It's WOW Week on the Today Show and it only makes sense to bring in a YouTube science guy to share some internet classics. Decked out in a white lab coat and safety glasses, Nick Uhas started off with a demonstration of heavy gas... the deep voice experiment... anti-helium... or just plain old sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). This seems to be the obligatory first [...]

Lab Ladies: Welcoming Women in Science

Let’s get something straight: I possess a Y-chromosome and am a male. This single distinguishing factor, splitting our species in two since “a long time ago” was the present, means different things to different people. To the “funny” side of the internet, this means I’m frustratingly clueless. Car insurance agencies view me as more hazardous behind the wheel (until I’m 26). Science [...]

Show Your Teacher Appreciation and Enter to Win a Wish List or Gift Certificate

April 29, 2014 - Updated.  The contest period has closed. Congrats to our winners - Kate from Silver Spring, MD won a $50 gift certificate Susan from Hammond, LA won her Wish List Teachers come in all shapes and sizes. They engage young minds, serve as mentors and provide endless learning opportunities. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 - 9, 2014. It's the time we [...]

Coolest Yule Log Video Ever! A New Science Twist on an Old Favorite

YouTube recently challenged our Spangler Effect team to create a new twist on an old favorite - come up with a Yule Log video that breaks the mold of the old, outdated looping fire in the fireplace. This is not your mama's yule log video. It's by far the coolest science yule log video ever. Steve and his team came up with different [...]

Steve Spangler Toilet Papers The Ellen DeGeneres’ Studio

In his 15th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, Steve Spangler brought a few of his science tricks to the talk show. Ellen is always surprised at whatever Steve Spangler brings to her show; she's a huge fan and loves to be just as surprised as her studio audience and, naturally, her TV audiences as well.   The 15th appearance was [...]

Amazing Hands-on Halloween Science Activities Spangler LIVE Wednesday, October 30

Halloween is the perfect time to whip up a perfect batch of gooey slime or to amaze your friends with the coolest dry ice experiments. And maybe a few disembodied hands. The response from our first live episode of The Spangler Effect was so great. we want you to join Steve and Higginsworth for one final live Halloween episode. Join the fun, LIVE, on [...]

Steve Spangler Explains the Science Behind on The Doctors Science Lab

Steve Spangler visited the set of The Doctors Science Lab this week to share lessons on the science behind some health discomforts...   With Steve as their lab instructor, The Doctors donned their lab coats and went to work. They used Red Cabbage Indicator, Milk of Magnesia, giant flasks and a few 'glubs' of vinegar to demonstrate how antacids work and the classic Elephant's [...]

Dr. Mad Science Featured in New York Daily News Keeps Kids Learning Over the Summer

One of our favorite kid scientists, Doctor Mad Science, was featured last week in the New York Daily News. His science videos share DIY science experiments and activities to an audience of kids and their parents. We were introduced to 11-year-old Jordan Hilkowitz a few years ago. He is an amazing online video star who shares his versions of kid-friendly science experiments [...]

The Spangler Effect Spotlighted on NBC Nightly News as Top YouTube Education Channel

More and more parents, students and lifelong learners are turning to YouTube - not for funny kitty videos or talking dogs - but for education. Teachers are sharing their lessons beyond the classroom. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy YouTube EDU is becoming increasingly popular for online learning. Lessons from foreign languages to chemistry to algebra are [...]