Spangler Passion Project – the Winner!

Congratulations to our winner, Mr. Cookson from Kings Glen Elementary! You are our grand prize winner. For Mr. Cookson all of our finalists - we will be in touch with you (or the people who nominated you) by the end of the week.  Thank you to everyone who nominated and voted for your favorite teacher. Our Spangler community is passionate about its teachers!  [...]

The Spangler Demo Team Does the Reverse #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Steve Spangler and his demo team was challenged by a few of our fans and customers to join into the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. We are a science company after all, so we had to add a science spin to the challenge. Liquid Nitrogen  is 323 degrees below zero (translation - extremely icy liquid.) We didn't dump the liquid nitrogen over our heads. It is so cold, it [...]

Astronaut Beaker Launched Into Space on a Weather Balloon

By Blog Editor Susan Wells During Weather and Science Day, we launched a weather balloon to the edge of space. The balloon didn't need a pilot, but we thought a scientist onboard would help bring some perspective and a first hand account of what it was like to soar 93,000 feet above the earth. Beaker was the muppet for the job. His prep [...]

Join Steve Spangler and Kathy Sabine for Weather and Science Day 2012 at Coors Field

Join us for the third annual Weather & Science Day on Wednesday, May 2nd at 10:30 AM, before the Rockies game against the Dodgers at Coors Field. Weather and Science Day 2009 resulted in a Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Weather and Science Day 2011 resulted in the stands exploding with a choreographed song played by everyone in unison [...]

Steve Visits Dom and Jane Charity Marathon

After returning from taping the Ellen DeGeneres Show in Burbank, California, Steve brought some sounds of science to the Dom and Jane Charity Marathon for the Food Bank of the Rockies Friday. Steve shared a few of his favorite science sounds including the Musical Saw, Screaming Cup, Thunder Tube and water whistle, on the radio show. Click here to listen to his [...]

Join Us for a Halloween Science Twitter Party & WIN a Copy of Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste

Join us for a Twitter party on Tuesday, October 25th from 7-8pm MST to celebrate the launch of Steve's new book, Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste. We will be giving away copies of the book during the party. Please RSVP below in the comments then join the conversation on Tuesday for your chance to win an autographed copy. We will discuss Halloween science, [...]

Weather and Science Day 2011 – Erupting Clouds, Giant Smoke Rings and Exploding Trash Cans Captivate Huge Audience

From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country for that matter. In 2009, the Colorado Rockies teamed up with 9News KUSA-TV and Steve Spangler Science to [...]

Weather & Science Day Rescheduled Due to… WEATHER!

Weather and Science Day has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, May 17th. The Colorado Rockies management team decided to reschedule the event based on tomorrow's forecast for rain/snow and cold temperatures in the morning during the event. There is no need for kids to be cold and wet. The event will now be held before the 1:10 p.m. game on May 17th against [...]

NASA Looking for Future Rocket Scientists for Summer Program

NASA is looking for high school students across the country who want to participate in their INSPIRE program - Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience. The year-round program is for students entering 9th through 12th grade for the 2011/2012 school year in good academic standing and an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM, education and careers. [...]