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.
It seems that "Top 10 Lists" and Cyber Shopping go hand in hand... and my inbox is stuffed this morning with questions from people wanting to know about my top picks for toys. I’m flattered by the inquiries, but at the same time I had to stop and ask the question, “What’s my criteria for selecting the best [...]
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.
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...
By Guest Blogger Debbie Leibold
So you have a great science fair project idea, but you're not sure how to get started? We're here to help!
Every successful science fair project starts with the Scientific Method. The Scientific Method is just a road map to get you from your question to your answer. Follow these steps to make your experiment amazing!
Find a topic that [...]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells
I am frustrated. As our children grow up, they want to experiment. Explore. Discover. The internet is a wonderful tool to use in their education and growing independence. Growing up, I had to use encyclopedias, libraries, books. Now, everything is at our children's fingertips. We all know dangers exist on the internet. Today's kids have to [...]
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 [...]
Little known fact... I love to juggle. Better known fact... I'm not that good, but that's not a reflection on my teacher - a great book called Juggling for the Complete Klutz. This was my introduction to Klutz Press some 30 years ago - an amazing company with a vision for really innovative product. So, when I was invited by the [...]
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 [...]
I'm excited that people are using our library of easy science experiments over at SteveSpanglerScience.com. 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 [...]
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 [...]