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Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes Book

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes Book

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.
Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow® powder is the original fake snow polymer that turns ordinary water into a white fluffy substance that looks like real snow in seconds.
Hand Boiler

Hand Boiler

It’s a classic science toy that uses your body heat to make the liquid in the glass ornament bubble just as if it were boiling.

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How to Tackle Common Core and Squeeze Science into the Classroom

Love it or hate it, if you live in the 45 states that have adopted it, Common Core is coming to a classroom near you by 2014. Common Core State Standards are a state-led effort by state governors and leaders. They were written by educators and standards experts. They give teachers, parents and students a clear understanding of what they need [...]

It's Science in the Rockies Professional Development Week in Denver

We are hosting about 150 teachers from the United States and across the world at the Denver West Sheraton Hotel for Science in the Rockies. They are in Denver this week to learn how to squeeze science into their classroom and integrate it into the Common Core curriculum. Steve Spangler and his crew of science educators are making slime, separating colors, [...]

2011 Hands-on Science Boot Camp Tour Coming to 6 Cities this Fall

Join Steve Spangler for an intensive one-day, boot camp training that is guaranteed to change the way you teach science forever. This fast-moving seminar is for pre-k and elementary teachers who need creative science integration strategies... who are tired of trying to "squeeze" science into their already packed teaching schedule... and who want to make science even more fun and meaningful [...]

Register for Science in the Rockies July 8-10, 2009 – Denver, Colorado

It's my favorite teacher training of the entire year - Science in the Rockies. It's a three-day workshop held in the foothills just outside of Denver. The dates for this year's workshop are July 8-10, 2009. The training typically attracts 150-200 elementary and middle school teachers who are looking for unique ways to make science more exciting and meaningful in their [...]

Oklahoma Hands-on Science Boot Camp for Teachers

If you're an elementary teacher or early childhood educator who's looking for new ways to make science exciting for your students, join us at the Oklahoma Science Center on Friday, January 23, 2009 for a full-day of hands-on science training - the Hands-on Science Boot Camp presented by Steve Spangler Science. You'll also enjoy a special presentation from the Science Live! [...]

Can a One-Day Science Workshop Really Make a Difference?

The audience of teachers (PreK-Middle School) was especially lively during our Hands-on Science Boot Camp in Tampa. The turn-out was great with over 180 teachers packed into the ballroom at the Westin Hotel and each teacher had his or her own reasons for attending. One third grade teacher told me that her school had cut her science time down to less [...]

Potatoes Fly at Science Teacher Training in Denver

What happens when you put 150 teachers from 23 states and three countries in the same room for three days with a team of instructors who are over-the-top excited about teaching science? Enthusiasm for making science fun spreads like a virus. Concerns about test scores, curriculum changes or the ever-changing pressures of being a teacher seem to vanish. For three days, [...]

Anaheim Science Boot Camp – Teachers Who Make a Difference

Today's stop on the science boot camp tour took us to Anaheim, California where we met up with 85 teachers who come from very diverse teaching backgrounds but all share a common goal to make science more exciting and accessible for their students. I only wish that there was more time to really get a chance to talk with these teachers [...]

Borger Teachers in Knots Over Science

Borger, Texas is a stone's throw from Amarillo... where the people are friendly and the teachers are mad about science (crazy, that is). Jackie Marshall and Tana Stephens invited me to share some strategies and best practices for integrating more hands-on science into the elementary curriculum. What does that mean? In a nutshell, it means doing lots of science that gets [...]

Stop Squeezing My Science

When I asked elementary teachers what would be the best way to teach science, the teachers responded with a no-nonsense approach. "Give us easy science activities that help our students build critical thinking skills... to use the scientific method... and are so engaging that kids want to learn more on their own."The days of trying to squeeze science in at the [...]