Everything you need to make slime just the way you like it with bugs, eyeballs, gooey globs, slippery chunks, spider eggs and more. Makes 1 gallon of slime with shaker cups for the perfect, take-home party favor.
If you have budding electricity and magnet enthusiasts, you know that their brains are permanently bustling with ideas of circuits, electromagnets, and more. There's no better way to educate and encourage them in their passion than with the Electricity and Magnet Kit.
It's easy to set-up your own mad scientist laboratory filled with bubbling test tube potions, graduated cylinders filled with glowing liquids, pickled body parts, ghost eggs and more. Perfect for any Halloween party.
A huge thank you to everyone who joined us today for our live Spangler Effect where Steve shared his best science demos for Halloween. They are perfect for a Halloween party, haunted house, classroom, birthday party or just some October fun. For those of you who missed our broadcast or are looking for more information, here are the experiments and activities [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
Last Friday, I shared my 7-year-old daughter's Ultimate Harry Potter party and how we created some unique and creative decorations out of science supplies. This was a birthday party, but it can easily be tweaked for a Halloween Harry Potter party or plain old Mad Scientist party.
For the party, I set up different classes and activities to [...]
Self-proclaimed Mad Scientist Lab Coordinator and all around amazing mom Cara went above and beyond in planning her son Thomas’s 6-year-old birthday party this year.
Cara created a “secret lab” at her church. All attendees were given safety goggles & disposable lab coats (purchased from a medical supply store).
Thirty children, ages ranging from 4-7 years old, performed three experiments. They began their [...]
As the long lazy summer days begin to dwindle and the new school year fast approaches, it's a rush to pack in all of your summer fun.
Wait a minute.., do I see you moping? That is no way to enjoy the last few days of vacation time. Turn that frown upside down and blast back to school with end of summer fun! Not sure what to do [...]
Love it or hate it, if you live in the 45 states that have adopted it, Common Core is coming to a classroom near you by 2014. Common Core State Standards are a state-led effort by state governors and leaders. They were written by educators and standards experts. They give teachers, parents and students a clear understanding of what they need [...]
At the beginning of May, we asked you to nominate your favorite science teacher for our Teacher Appreciation Award. The entries came pouring in, and we are excited to spotlight our winners. Huge thanks to everyone who participated! We found some truly remarkable teachers out there and we are excited to feature them here... and each of our winners gets a [...]
Should magic tricks be used as a way to teach science in today's classrooms? This question and about a dozen more were asked of me during an interview for an international magazine for the Society of American Magicians. The author of the article, Lindsay Smith, wanted to know my thoughts on a current trend in science assemblies and before-and-after school science [...]