If you have budding electricity and magnet enthusiasts, you know that their brains are permanently bustling with ideas of circuits, electromagnets, and more. There's no better way to educate and encourage them in their passion than with the Electricity and Magnet Kit.
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.
It’s a science lab in a bag. Make up a pile of Insta-Snow, experiment with waterproof sand and explore the science of UV light as you use the sun to make white beads instantly change colors. Grow a test tube dinosaur, learn how to make water disappear and make squishy jelly crystals. Recommended for children 8 and up.
Dr. Oz is known for his wacky and unique demonstrations to illustrate what happens inside the body. Recently, he donned a poncho and became the Mentos Boy in the Box.
He stepped in a sealed container to demonstrate what happens in the intestines when a food that doesn't agree with body chemistry is introduced into the stomach. The giant plastic box acted [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
My kids have been extremely excited to see the new animated feature film from Disney Studios, Wreck-It-Ralph since they first saw the trailers for it this summer. A movie about video game characters spanning 30 years? Disney has already hit a homerun for kids and their nostalgic parents and the movie doesn't open until Friday.
And now there's [...]
There is an urban myth spreading via the Internet that a little boy in Brazil died after eating Mentos and drinking Diet Coke. The claim is that the Mentos released all of the carbon dioxide from the soda, the boy's stomach swelled up and he exploded. While it sounds great on paper or as part of a viral e-mail that hit [...]
Isabella is a 5-year-old super science kid who lives in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She has been conducting science experiments since she was two years old.
Isabella is a very curious child. She wants to know how things work, she’s very interested in nature, animals, the weather all those things fascinate her. When she was a toddler we took her to a children’s [...]
This year marked my 14th trip to the New York Toy Fair. And since Toy Fair is always scheduled during Valentine's Day, this is my 14th year to be away from my wife. So, instead of sending her flowers or taking her to dinner, I just bring her home the latest X-Men action figures and a remote controlled helicopter. Yes, the [...]
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YouTube Partners with Steve Spangler Science To Find New Ways to Make Science Fun
DENVER – It’s what happens when you find a creative way to turn an ordinary science concept into an unforgettable learning experience. The phenomenon is called The Spangler Effect and it’s now the concept behind a new YouTube Original Content series hosted by the guy [...]
Ever since our first video that went viral in 2005, people have been dropping Mentos into Diet Coke and other sodas for fun and hopefully for a little science too. No one has been more creative than the guys at Eepy Bird, who recently built a car that runs on Coke and Mentos geysers. This is their second attempt at the [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
We have reached Day #9 in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today's spotlight science toy is Geyser Car.
Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits that are perfect to put under the tree. As blog editor, social media coordinator and mom of two budding scientists, I [...]
We are showing our new Mentos® Geyser Rocket Car at the New York Toy Fair this week. Strap the car to a bottle of soda, like Diet Coke, drop in some Mentos® and let it take off. It goes fast and can reach speeds of up to 35 miles per hour and travel about 150 feet, so make sure you watch [...]
While you may have never tried it, let's be honest... you've thought about trying it... or making someone else try it. Drink as much Diet Coke as possible and then eat a few Mentos. It's every 8th grader's dream... either you spew a volcano of soda or you explode. Either way, it's funny. Last night's episode of Two and a Half [...]