Each of these giant test tubes holds a cool science experiment. Learn about super strong bubbles that you can touch, make and mold your own super bouncing ball, write secret messages with disappearing ink and make a batch of slimy, gooey Insta-Worms.
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.
From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country for that matter. In 2009, the Colorado Rockies teamed up with 9News KUSA-TV and Steve Spangler Science to [...]
I took a large smoke ring blaster that I used on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to the 9News studios in Denver this week. I demonstrated the power of air pressure and what a microburst looks like. What resulted was giant smoke rings blown across the television studio and scripts and hairdos in chaos.
The smoke ring blaster is a larger version of [...]
Let's start with a huge thanks to Ellen DeGeneres and everyone at the Ellen Show for inviting me back for more fun and a few science experiments. It was a great show with an extra level of buzz backstage because Matt Damon was Ellen's special guest. I was especially excited to get to share my latest discovery with Ellen and her [...]
It's official... I'm flying out to be a guest on the Ellen DeGeneres Show next week. Back in April of 2006 when a producer on the show originally contacted our office, I asked for your suggestions on experiments to do with Ellen. Lots of people suggested my Smoke Rings demo and Ellen might have taken your suggestion (hint, hint). Let's just [...]
When someone is as awesome as Ellen DeGeneres, people tend to listen to what that person has to say. So when Ellen says, “Steve Spangler is the science teacher you always wanted to have in school,” we get pretty hyped-up around the office. That excitement is tenfold when it's Steve Spangler on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
We shouldn’t be surprised, really, that [...]
The popularity of news stations having their own "science guy" has increasingly grown over the years. Steve gets a number of requests to take his Science Mondays segments from 9News KUSA on the road. When his station manager made the request for him to visit their sister station in Sacramento, Steve packed up some of his favorite science demos and hit [...]
I was invited to speak at this year's HerWorld 2010 Conference put on by DeVry University in Denver. HerWorld is a conference for high school junior and senior young women interested in science and technology. It supports STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and exposes students to career opportunities in those fields.
They participate in games, hands-on projects like building robots [...]
Contributed by Susan Wells
We wanted to give a shout out thanks to Penny Hastings from ForeWord Reviews Magazine for her review of Steve's latest book, Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes - Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun.
Floating ping-pong balls and flying toilet paper are just two of the 123 scientific experiments found in this enterprising book written for children of all [...]
Contributed by Susan WellsA fun and electrifying night full of science demos and sticky soda awaited guests at Steve Spangler's book signing at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch Thursday. Steve was there to sign his new book, Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments that Make Science Fun.
This was not your usual book signing. The Tattered Cover is used to [...]
According to her producers, Ellen DeGeneres is still wild about science... and she wants to know what I might have up my sleeve for February 13th. During the first visit, Ellen changed her voice, triggered a eruption of oxygen bubbles and shot giant smoke rings at the audience. Ellen performed the famous Tablecloth Trick on the second visit, prepared food using [...]