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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.
4th of July Bundle

4th of July Bundle

Fourth of July activities, ideas, and demonstrations that incorporate hands-on science to help you make the most out of Independence Day, fireworks, and fun with friends and family.

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The Top 20 Best Halloween Activities from Kid Bloggers

By Blog Editor Susan Wells One of my responsibilities at Steve Spangler Science is to get to know bloggers by reading their blogs, leaving comments and sharing with them. Mom bloggers are incredibly creative. All of us at the Spangler Labs enjoy seeing twists on our experiments as well as new activities and science lessons that come out of the parent blogging [...]

Henny Penny Preschool has a Blast with Science!

There is a waiting list for parents who want to enroll their children in the Henny Penny Preschool, and there is a good reason for that: Amy Dolley has created one of the best preschool environments I’ve ever seen! Amy doesn’t even have to advertise... word of mouth is what sells the Henny Penny Preschool. Amy wasn’t comfortable with the kind of [...]

The Science Behind Clouds – On a Cloudy Day You Can See Weather

Have you ever wondered how clouds form? We all learn the water cycle in school - water falls from the clouds in the form of rain or snow and collects on the ground. The water on the ground heats up and turns to vapor and the vapor travels up into the atmosphere and creates clouds. But how do those clouds form? Here's [...]

Cave Stalactites and Capillary Action

By Marnie from Carrots are Orange Preschoolers can learn science too. If you don’t believe me, go and check out Steve Spangler’s website. Search his experiments and do one with your child. They may not get all the abstract concepts but their brain will fire neurons in ways that when they hit a later age they will be prepared for more complex [...]

Mad Bubble Scientist – An Indoor Bubble Experiment for All Ages

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 [...]

Borax Crystal Snowflake Ornaments – Kids Winter Blog Hop

What's more fun than running outside in the snow, building snow forts, snowmen and the best sledding ramps down the driveway and into the street?How about trying to catch snowflakes on your tongue or gloved finger? The only downside is the snowflakes melt as fast as they fall. Especially when you bring them inside. Using a little kitchen chemistry science, you [...]

Perfectly Pumpkin Contest

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Tis the time of year for everything pumpkin. Pumpkin cream cheese on pumpkin bagels chased down with a pumpkin latte. It's also the time of year for pumpkin carving, pumpkin crafts and pumpkin science (of course!). For everything pumpkin, jump in and enter your ideas in the first annual Perfectly Pumpkin Contest from B-Inspired Mama. Share your favorite [...]

The Best Teachers Make Learning Memorable

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the summer begins to wind down, parents begin to trek to the stores with supply lists in hand and the summer learning break turns to talk about our education system. What do teachers do over their summer break? Some take to the classroom to do a little learning themselves. Some of the best of the best [...]