Weather and Science Day 2011 – Steve Spangler and Kathy Sabine Invite You to Coors Field

Contributed by Susan Wells, Blog Editor Weather and Science Day at Coors Field 2009 resulted in a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Thanks to support from the Colorado Rockies and 9News, the Steve Spangler Science team is excited to be a part of the 2nd Annual Colorado Rockies Weather and Science Day at Coors Field on May 11, 2011. To [...]

Vote for Steve Spangler in the Shorty Awards

Written by Susan Wells, MommyBlogger at "Hollywood has the Oscars. Broadway has the Tonys. Now Twitter has the...Shorty Awards" - The New York Times The Shorty Awards celebrate the best people and organizations on Twitter. They are supported and judged by the Twitter community who picks the nominees and votes on them.  Winners in 27 categories will be announced  in [...]

Just Six Spots Left – Prices Go Up This Friday

The Science at Sea team spent all of today going over the final details for the coolest shore excursions. Our naturalist, John Scheerens, visited our offices today before heading to Alaska for the season. John gave our team a sneak preview of his Science at Sea Lecture Series, and I know that you're going to love what he has to share. [...]

Cup Cakes For Science

Preparation for standardized testing has taken a lot of the fun out of the classroom, but good teachers will find a way to sneak the fun back in. REALLY good teachers will sneak the fun back in and teach some awesome lessons at the same time! Science teachers frequently say, "I love all the activities you do, like being able to [...]

Mentos Geyser Tube – Slow Motion

Robert Woodhead is always looking for a new challenge with his Casio EX-F1 camera. I found Robert's first Mentos Geyser reaction on Gizmodo using just a roll of Mentos and a bottle Diet Coke. Watching the reaction at 1200 fps is truly amazing. Robert found a willing subject (the kid running from the exploding bottle) and sent us this video. Huge [...]