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.
It's easy to set-up your own mad scientist laboratory filled with bubbling test tube potions, graduated cylinders filled with glowing liquids, pickled body parts, ghost eggs and more. Perfect for any Halloween party.
More outrageously thrilling science experiments from the guy who taught you how to turn your kitchen into a mad scientist laboratory. Best-selling author Steve Spangler shares 35 experiments with over 200 color photos delivered in a style that's fun to read and motivates the reader to dig in and try it. These science experiments are guaranteed to get oohs and ahhhs!
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.
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.
It's October, so of course I had to get out my Spangler Science Growing Body Parts and start my annual October growth-fest of the macabre! Is that an alligator in there with the dismembered body parts? Well, naturally. If you were an alligator, wouldn't you go where the body parts were? It's like an alligator buffet of good things to eat! (The [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
Baby Soda Bottles get their name because they are actually plastic soda bottles before they are heated, stretched and blown up into the plastic bottles we all know. These perfect test tubes are large, clear and unbreakable. They can be dropped, kicked, stepped on and even thrown in the dishwasher.
To go from Baby Soda Bottle to soda [...]
Twenty-one Boy Scouts from the Mesa, Arizona area recently came together to earn a Merit Badge in Nuclear Science. Yes, Nuclear Science.
This lesson wasn’t as easy as it sounds.
The scouts built electroscopes and cloud chambers to earn their badge.
They also had to learn about radiation, radiation hazards, radiation safety; define terms like “atom,” “gamma ray,” & “beta particle;” construct a 3-D [...]
Self-proclaimed Mad Scientist Lab Coordinator and all around amazing mom Cara went above and beyond in planning her son Thomas’s 6-year-old birthday party this year.
Cara created a “secret lab” at her church. All attendees were given safety goggles & disposable lab coats (purchased from a medical supply store).
Thirty children, ages ranging from 4-7 years old, performed three experiments. They began their [...]
Jeff Vinokur is a science enthusiast who recently took his love for science and dance on NBC's America's Got Talent this summer.
On the show, Jeff performed science demos including erupting Insta-Snow, Insta-Worms and Exploding Hydrogen Balloons all while performing a dance routine. He shared a picture of the performance from the show from the Chicago Sun Times with us.
Jeff currently attends the University of [...]
By Genny Upton from In Lieu of Preschool
Bubbles! Who doesn’t love bubbles!?! We certainly love them at our house, but with the weather getting colder by the day, blowing bubbles outside is NOT at the top of my to-do list! An easy solution we’ve found to beat the cold is to blow bubbles indoors! It’s not very messy because we blow [...]
By Guest Blogger Susan Wells
When you think of scientists, you think of the greats, like Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Issac Newton, Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Galileo Galilei and Nikola Tesla. But what about the women scientists? Our world would be lacking without their contributions to science and research.
A little while ago on our Twitter feed, @spanglerscience, we asked if anyone could name [...]
The season of giving is upon us, so I know you are wondering who you can turn to when looking for the perfect gift for your little scientists, right? Steve Spangler Science, of course! And who better to answer all of your questions about what kits will work best for your budding professor, than your friendly Customer Service Team? Um.. no [...]
Hello kitchen scientists. Whenever you mix two or more things together, you're doing science - specifically, chemistry. In the kitchen, chemists are at work every day! Kitchen science is something we can all do, and usually the results are yummy. So, let's be chemists, and create something new (and yummy) by mixing a few simple things together! Let's start with some [...]
One of our favorite kid scientists, Doctor Mad Science, was featured last week in the New York Daily News. His science videos share DIY science experiments and activities to an audience of kids and their parents.
We were introduced to 11-year-old Jordan Hilkowitz a few years ago. He is an amazing online video star who shares his versions of kid-friendly science experiments [...]