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The Spangler Effect and YouTube Partner to Find New Ways to Make Science Fun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  YouTube Partners with Steve Spangler Science To Find New Ways to Make Science Fun Visit YouTube.com/TheSpanglerEffect DENVER – It’s what happens when you find a creative way to turn an ordinary science concept into an unforgettable learning experience. The phenomenon is called The Spangler Effect and it’s now the concept behind a new YouTube Original Content series hosted by the guy [...]

Give an Unforgettable Gift to Your Favorite Teacher

It's truly a gift that an elementary or middle school teacher would never forget. Give the gift of a registration to our hands-on science workshop for teachers called Science in the Rockies this coming July 6-8, 2011 and save $100 off of the registration price. This special savings is good through December 31st. If you want to give your registration as [...]

Story Time Slime – Bringing Literature & Science Together in Your Classroom

Tis the season for spooky, slimy science. The kids are excited for the upcoming holiday, restless in their seats and it's hard to keep their attention on the lessons at hand. Early childhood teachers know that getting kids excited about science is only part of the challenge. Getting them engaged, focused and excited about what they are learning so they retain [...]

Ellen Show – Spangler Science Take 9 – It's Raining Ping Pong Balls!

We're back from the Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, California with lots of fun stories from our latest appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. When I say 'we'... I mean 'we' because there's no way I could pull these segments off by myself. Jeff Brooks, Carly Reed and Lisa Brooks traveled with me and worked hard backstage and on the outside [...]

Giant Red Balloons Find a New Home After Balloon Boy Experiment

  Contrary to popular belief, we didn't just cut the bag of potatoes free after our impromptu Balloon Boy experiment. My luck, the bag would somehow break free, potatoes would rain down upon some poor unsuspecting fool, and I'd end up going to jail (while Richard Heene gets a reality TV show out of the deal). Instead, we needed to find a [...]

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. [...]

Props to the Arizona Science Center – Thanks for the Bed of Nails

You don't just go to someone and say, "Hey, can I borrow your $45,000 Bed of Nail exhibit. No, seriously, I promise to bring it back." But that's exactly what happened... The closing stunt on my last appearance on the Ellen Show was the Bed of Nails. Up to this point, I’ve never really been that excited about the traditional Bed of [...]

Cookie Magazine Loves Science

It's not the first time the editor of Cookie Magazine wanted to get their hands dirty. Over the past year, we've been honored to get requests from several of the magazine's editors wanting to find ways to make learning fun. You can see from the pictures above that Cookie Magazine featured several Spangler science experiments in their March 2008 issue, once [...]

You Might Have Missed the Point…

  According to Guinness World Records, the 973 Mentos-powered soda geysers launched at Arena Park in Cape Girardeau, Missouri is an official new record. Jason Lindsey from KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau shared his goal with us for setting a new world record back in August and needed just a few Geyser Tubes and Mentos® chewy mints to make it happen. "Contributing the materials was [...]