Balancing Nails Experiment Experiment Firmly place one nail into the center of the board. Place the block flat on a desk or table and try balancing the remaining 11 nails on the head of the standing nail. Be creative! But don’t cheat by using things like magnets, glue, gum, spit, etc. NOTE: To win this […]
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It’s a really cool science puzzle… balancing a pile of nails on the head of a stationary nail. I’ve always liked this puzzle because it gets kids thinking about the center of gravity. In this video, we substituted the small, table-top version of the set-up for a dozen large nails – like the kind you […]
11 nails balance atop the head of 1 in this mind boggling puzzle where you use problem solving skills & the scientific method to find the center of gravity.
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Steve Spangler presents 35 experiments with step photos. Experiments that are guaranteed to get oohs & ahhs such as the Fireproof Balloon & Bouncing Smoke Bubbles!
Exciting activities will teach how gravity, movement and even patience reveal how balance and energy play an important role in daily life.
By Blog Editor Susan Wells We have reached Day #12, our final day in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today’s spotlight is Steve Spangler Book Set – Fire Bubbles & Exploding Toothpaste and Naked Eggs & Flying Potatoes . Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys […]
If you thought Steve Spangler’s book Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes pushed the limits of your inner mad scientist, Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste, the second volume of 25 new, extraordinary home experiments is guaranteed to knock your socks off! Seriously… your socks are going to fly across the room. The materials are easy to find and […]