Oklahoma Hands-on Science Boot Camp for Teachers

If you're an elementary teacher or early childhood educator who's looking for new ways to make science exciting for your students, join us at the Oklahoma Science Center on Friday, January 23, 2009 for a full-day of hands-on science training - the Hands-on Science Boot Camp presented by Steve Spangler Science. You'll also enjoy a special presentation from the Science Live! [...]

Hands-on Science Boot Camp Tour Wraps Up in Houston

Houston teachers and science trainers came out in force as we wrapped up our 2008 Hands-on Science Boot Camp tour. It's not the first time that weather preempted a teacher training, but the severity of hurricane Ike impressed upon us the impact this storm had on the Houston area. It was amazing to see how quickly the businesses and people of [...]

Dallas Hands-on Science Boot Camp – Teachers Want to Create Science Experiences

Our workshop team always enjoys a trip to Dallas... especially when the workshop is at the Gaylord Texan. By now you'd think that the hotel would understand that velvet table cloths and brightly colored liquids probably are not a good mix. Nearly 250 teachers attended the Dallas Hands-on Science Boot Camp ranging from early childhood through high school (but the vast [...]

When the tie dyed lab coat comes out, it’s time for science

You're in for a treat today, because I'm posting my very first podcast interview. Listen in on my discussion with Julie Gintzler, kindergarten teacher extraordinaire and instructor at the Hands-on Science Boot Camp as she shares one of her secrets to teaching science. Julie doesn't do diagrams on the board or long dissertations. Her secret is her lab coat. After 18 years of [...]