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Big Bag of Science

Big Bag of Science

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.
Bubble Gum Kit

Bubble Gum Kit

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.
Crystal Growing

Crystal Growing

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.

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Steve Returns to the Ellen DeGeneres Show for 14th Appearance

What does 3,000 Alka-Seltzer Tablets, 3,000 film canisters and Steve Spangler have in common with the Ellen DeGeneres Show? Steve demonstrated the explosive power of carbon dioxide when thousands of film canisters rained down on the Ellen set Wednesday. Cameras were covered, Ellen dressed in a rain coat, safety goggles and a hard hat and even Tony had an umbrella for protection. [...]

Experiment of the Week – Real Science Fair Project Ideas

I'm excited that people are using our library of easy science experiments over at Over 100,000 people receive our Experiment of the Week,but as you might imagine the level of interest goes through the roof at this time of the year when everyone is searching for a cool science experiment or science project idea. My hope is that parents will [...]

Best Science Toys for Kids

Are you looking for creative gift ideas that the kids won't set aside on December 26th? What about the present that gives the gift of discovery and learning? Here are our Top 12 Picks that make great gifts that open minds and keep them engaged for a long time.   (more…)

When Actor Rainn Wilson Asked Steve Spangler About the Science of Love, Things Got a Little Awkward

Actor Rainn Wilson of SoulPancake - a website where life's big questions are debated, mixed and turned to batter - recently made a visit to the Spangler Labs. He sat down with Steve Spangler and asked about the science of love. When Steve didn't quite have the answer, he vamped a little and tried to answer the question the best he could... Did [...]

Not Your Ordinary Book Signing – Science Enthusiasts Visit Tattered Cover

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 [...]

Carnival of Education: 209th Edition!

Welcome to the 209th edition of the Carnival of Education! In a way, every good school is like a big Science Fair; in every room, and for each lesson, teachers have a lesson plan hypothesis - and often, more than one, on a daily basis. Each hypothesis is tested using a group of students variables, some [...]

Spangler Science Videos – The Editor's Top Picks for Best of 2008

There's only one problem with these "best of" video lists... someone has to actually sort through all of the videos and come up with a list! Props to our genius video editor, Bradley Mayhew, for all of his editing magic in 2008. When the year starts out with 4,500 pounds of cornstarch and water and a cement truck on The Ellen [...]