Steve Returns to the Ellen DeGeneres Show for 14th Appearance

What does 3,000 Alka-Seltzer Tablets, 3,000 film canisters and Steve Spangler have in common with the Ellen DeGeneres Show? Steve demonstrated the explosive power of carbon dioxide when thousands of film canisters rained down on the Ellen set Wednesday. Cameras were covered, Ellen dressed in a rain coat, safety goggles and a hard hat and even Tony had an umbrella for protection. [...]

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 Makes His 12th Appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Steve makes his 12th appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show as Ellen's Science Guy. The show airs today, so check local listings for exact times (it airs at 3pm in Denver on Channel 9) or click the link below to watch a sneak preview of the segment on the Ellen Show's website. Steve showed Ellen how to release the sugar energy in gummy [...]

Not Your Ordinary Book Signing – Science Enthusiasts Visit Tattered Cover

Contributed by Susan WellsA fun and electrifying night full of science demos and sticky soda awaited guests at Steve Spangler's book signing at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch Thursday. Steve was there to sign his new book, Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments that Make Science Fun. This was not your usual book signing. The Tattered Cover is used to [...]

The Ellen Show Called…

When the phone rings, we never know quite what to expect. The phone rang and on the other end was a senior producer at the Ellen Show (you know... Ellen DeGeneres). It seems that this producer had been watching a few of our science videos and wanted to know if Ellen would have fun making huge clouds with liquid nitrogen, shooting [...]

Science in the Rockies – Summer Science Workshop for Teachers – August 3-5, 2006

The dates for Science in the Rockies are etched in stone. Mark your calendar for August 3-5, 2006 (that's Thursday through Sunday) in Denver, Colorado for another year of bubble blowing, slime-making, potato launching fun... educationally speaking, of course. Last year we had 99 teachers who attended our summer workshop and a small handful were brave enough to do a few [...]

How to be an amazing teacher by taking the lid off the box

How to be amazing teacher? Try this! Get organized. The hardest thing is to take all the ideas we learn at conferences, workshops and seminars and put them to use. Don't put science demonstrations in a closed box - because they will stay there. Throw the lid away, so you constantly have to look at those materials. If they are staring you [...]

Insta-Snow Gets Teacher Out of Speeding Ticket

We received the following email from a teacher who attended one of our hands-on science professional development workshops for teachers. Believe it or not, she amazed a police officer with a science experiment using Insta-Snow Powder and got out of a speeding ticket. As I was driving home from your workshop Friday night, I had a little incident with the wonderful Colorado State [...]