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!
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.
This high quality kit may just be the best way for young scientists to dive into the captivating world of science and chemistry. Conduct 125 experiments using real chemicals, real lab equipment and real science as you get a crash course in chemistry. Ages 10 and up.
We love bubbles at Steve Spangler Science. We've made frozen bubbles, smoky bubbles, giant bubbles, bouncing bubbles and fire bubbles to name a few. This time, we make colorful, snaking bubbles that come out of a homemade bubble blower.
Bubbles usually only come as individual spheres of soap and water. To blow the perfect bubble takes patience and a little bubble-science. Sometimes, [...]
By Kim Vij, The Educators’ Spin On It
Do you ever wonder if your child is getting enough Science?
As an educator and parent I have observed over the years that with more and more time focused on Reading, Writing and Math our children are not getting enough time for deeper levels of understanding of in science at school. Children need more opportunities for hands [...]
This is an encore posting from June, 2011 on 4th of July science activities. Many areas in Colorado have cancelled their fireworks displays this year due to extremely hot and dry conditions. Here are some ways to celebrate without fireworks or firecrackers...
Independence Day is the absolute best of summer - picnics, barbecue, fireworks and family fun. Are you looking for something [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
When I was growing up, my school did not do a science fair. I had never been to a science fair until my oldest was in kindergarten. All I knew was it had something to do with baking soda volcanoes.
Fast forward several years, and I now organize the science fair and encourage kids to get involved. Through [...]
Contributed by Susan Wells
Blog Editor - Steve Spangler Science
What age should children begin participating in science fair? Should science fairs be judged? How much involvement should parents have in their child's project? These are questions that are debated every year during science fair season.
I recently read a mother's frustrated rant about her child's school and how they ran their science fair [...]
Contributed by Susan Wells, Blog Editor
Weather and Science Day at Coors Field 2009 resulted in a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Thanks to support from the Colorado Rockies and 9News, the Steve Spangler Science team is excited to be a part of the 2nd Annual Colorado Rockies Weather and Science Day at Coors Field on May 11, 2011.
It's not unusual for our office to get a call or two a week from the media about the Mentos Geyser experiment. Most of the inquires focus on how the reaction works or questions about MENTOS myths. When Tom Whipple from the London Times called, his interest in the MENTOS Geyser focused on the vehicle used to popularize the experiment [...]
The Colorado Rockies, 9News and Steve Spangler Science teamed up to launch the first Weather and Science Day at Coors Field. Over 1,000 Colorado elementary and middle schools have already been invited to join us at Coors Field in Denver on Thursday, May 7, 2009 for a day of learning and baseball. It’s a field trip and we’re turning Coors Field [...]
VIDEO: Watch Steve on the Ellen Show
Experiments Steve did on Ellen - Elephant's Toothpaste | Smoke Rings | Anti-Helium
Let's just say it's all kind of a blur... three experiments, lots of laughs and an invitation to come back. I couldn't ask for any more. My wife and I left Denver on Wednesday to fly out to Burbank, California to [...]
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 [...]