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Crystal Growing

Crystal Growing

Grow dozens of dazzling crystals and conduct 15 illuminating experiments with this classic science kit. Experiment with four chemically different crystals each with different properties, including potassium alum crystals that form regular octahedrons, rapidly growing sodium sulfate crystals, long needle-shaped sodium acetate crystals, and plaster which is made from gypsum crystals.
Big Bag of Science

Big Bag of Science

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It's an ENORMOUS science kit containing loads of Spangler favorites for a great value. The 30-page instruction manual will guide you and your young scientist through each experiment with easy to follow directions and simple science explanations.
Bubble Gum Kit

Bubble Gum Kit

$14.99
Let your young confectionary scientist have as much fun chewing their experiment as they will have learning the science behind it. Get ready for some sticky gooey fun! This kit makes over a half pound of the most delicious bubble gum.

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The Experiment of the Week Keeps Them Interested in Science!

School has started for most students by now, and many parents are wondering how to keep their kids interested in science - and other subjects - after school and on weekends.  My suggestion to these concerned and interested parents is to subscribe to the Experiment of the Week! Once you subscribe, you'll get a super interesting science experiment in your email once [...]

New Widget for Your Blog! Experiment of the Week

We now have over 100,000 subscribers who receive our Science Experiment of the Week in their inbox each Wednesday morning. We've had requests to create a widget (especially from teachers who blog), and we finally did it using Widgetbox. The widget is called Science Experiment of the Week from Steve Spangler. We think it's a cool widget that shares both experiments [...]

Experiment of the Week – Real Science Fair Project Ideas

I'm excited that people are using our library of easy science experiments over at SteveSpanglerScience.com. Over 100,000 people receive our Experiment of the Week,but as you might imagine the level of interest goes through the roof at this time of the year when everyone is searching for a cool science experiment or science project idea. My hope is that parents will [...]

Experiment of the Week Travels to Germany

It’s great to get your e-mails and photos of your children and students doing the science activities featured in our Experiment of the Week. These photos are from Sheila Allen, just one of a number of great teachers in the Department of Defense Schools at Ramstein AFB in Germany. Sheila writes... “Well today was the big day and boy did the children [...]

Experiment of the Week Goes To Hong Kong

Suzi Wong Swint bought a heating pad in Hong Kong and realized, when she got it home, that the instructions were in Chinese! Fortunately, she remembered what to do to activate the gel and heat the pad, thanks to the Experiment of the Week. “Thanks to your newsletter I realized that the small metal disc floating in the supersaturated solution needed [...]

Sign-up for the Experiment of the Week

Hey, you know, just because schools's almost out doesn't mean your kid's interest in science is over! The Experiment of the Week can keep the kids interested, motivated, and busy during the summer, too! More than a million television viewers tune in each week to see what science activity is in the spotlight - now you can watch the streaming [...]

Candy Cane Experiment Goes Wrong

We like to think our science experiments will all be rousing successes, and in a way, they always are. We like to think our hypothesis will always be correct, and in that same way, it always is. When an experiment goes wrong, or doesn't go the way we thought it ought to, the first thing that sometimes goes through our minds is "It failed!" When [...]

5 Cool Science Experiments Using Pretty Much Nothing But Water!

You don't need to spend a lot of money on science supplies. Heck, with these, all you need to do is turn on the water faucet! 1.  Okay, ice is water, right?  How do ice skaters glide across the ice so smoothly and quickly?  It’s all about the science.  Get out a dinner plate and put a large glass on it, upside [...]

Greystone Elementary's Science Week Goes Beyond the Classroom

Each year, Greystone Elementary in Birmingham, Alabama chooses a topic for a school-wide enrichment week dedicated to help all students learn something they may not learn in the classroom. This year, teacher Mandy Fox decided to make the week dedicated to science after watching experiment videos from Steve Spangler. Mandy and her co-teacher put together a schedule full of science activities and [...]

Valentines Day Candy Science Experiments

It's Valentines week - love is in the air and there is candy flowing everywhere. What are you going to do with all of the candy your child brings home on Thursday afternoon? Don't eat it...experiment with it.   Here are a few experiments shown in the video - The Ups and Downs of a Relationship - Candy Heart Soda Dance Fill a clear glass [...]