Whether you're whipping up something spooky for Halloween or crafting an unforgettable lesson about the states of matter, DRY ICE experiments create an unforgettable learning experience. Featured on The Ellen Show!
Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes is a geek-chic look at Spangler’s latest collection of tricks and try-it-at-home activities that reveal the secrets of science in unexpected ways. Amazing photographs accompany the step-by-step instructions, and simple explanations uncover the how-to and why for each activity. Make potatoes fly, bowling balls float, and soda explode on command.
Bubbles are cool and bubbles filled with fog are even cooler! Steve Spangler created Boo Bubbles as an easy and safe way for parents and teachers to explore the science of dry ice with fog-filled bubbles.
October blows in next week. With it comes our favorite science holiday. To celebrate Halloween season, our Sick Science! team has created new experiments and activities sure to add some spooky science to Halloween parties, haunted houses and classrooms. Here's a sneak peek - glowing pumpkins, dancing glow in the dark lights,
Watch for a new video every Tuesday on our Sick [...]
Halloween is right around the corner and there is nothing better than to mix up some dry ice concoctions for your Halloween party. Grocery stores sell dry ice, especially around this time of the year, so call around or visit the customer service desk in your local grocery store and ask if they carry it. Dry ice is -110 degrees and [...]
For some students, the science fair is coming up pretty soon, and it's high time they started thinking about some cool experiments.
For other students, the science fair is a long way off, but even so, it's never too soon to start thinking about some cool experiments.
Whether you need some ideas really soon, or whether you'll need some ideas down the road [...]
The temperature is getting cooler and it's starting to get dark earlier. Leaves are changing on the trees and pumpkin flavored items are starting to arrive in the super markets. It's a great time to drink cider and shop for new science gear. (wink, wink) Yes, it's officially becoming fall!
What else do we enjoy during the fall? Oh yeah, that autumnal celebration with [...]
Thank you for joining us on The Spangler Effect Live this week for our last minute Halloween science demos and activities. During the two hours, Steve and Higginsworth shared a lot of fun, messy and loud experiments for spooky fun. If you missed the broadcasts, we have both available in this post. If you want more information on any of the [...]
Halloween is the perfect time to whip up a perfect batch of gooey slime or to amaze your friends with the coolest dry ice experiments. And maybe a few disembodied hands.
The response from our first live episode of The Spangler Effect was so great. we want you to join Steve and Higginsworth for one final live Halloween episode. Join the fun, LIVE, on [...]
There is a science to making the most realistic-looking blood. Put on your scientist safety glasses and get ready for a little experimentation.
Most of the fake blood recipes below require only a few ingredients, but don't get caught up in the exact measurements. It's all about adding a little of this and a little of that until you get the right [...]
We are less than two weeks away from Halloween and what's more fun than making your own slime? It's ooey, it's gooey and perfect for grossing people out as your Booger Slime dangles from your nose. Or whip up a batch of glow in the dark slime and turn off the lights. OR what about slime that you can eat? We [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
I've carved pumpkins every Halloween with my children for years. Confession - I really hate it.
1. The pumpkin guts sting my hands.
2. It's hard to scrape and clean it out.
3. It makes a big gloopy mess without a lot of fun.
4. My girls have a hard time actually carving and I end up doing it. Alone. While [...]
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 [...]