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Ultimate Science Vacations – Science at Sea Takes an Up Close Look at Alaska

For the third time, the Steve Spangler team and award-winning naturalists explored the inside passage of Alaska. The group, along with teachers and science enthusiasts boarded a Holland America cruise ship earlier this week for a special Science at Sea excursion. Alaska is known for its spectacular scenery, glaciers, mountains, untamed wilderness and vast wildlife populations. Science abounds in the largest U.S. [...]

All Aboard for Science at Sea in 2013

Spangler Seminars heads out to sea for the third time in June 2013 for Science at Sea in Alaska. Come aboard Holland America with our award-winning naturalist and Steve Spangler to explore the inside passage of Alaska. Travel to Juneau, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Ketchikan and Tracy Arm while experiencing one of a kind excursions and lectures only available to Science at [...]

Science at Sea – How Do Whales Stay Warm in Icy Water?

We are back from our Science at Sea Alaska adventure. About 100 teachers cruised with us to learn about the science and environment of the Alaskan region. Traveling with the teachers were embedded naturalists who gave lessons about Alaska, its people, its wildlife and ecosystems. Steve, one of our naturalists, gave teachers a lesson about whales and their blubber to bring [...]

Science at Sea 2011 – How do Teachers Get Excited About Teaching?

Our staff along with almost 100 teachers just returned from an amazing hands-on learning experience on a cruise to Alaska. Great teachers will go to extreme measures to get kids excited about learning, but how do you get teachers excited about teaching? You put them on a cruise ship in the middle of southeast Alaska for Science at Sea. The cruise immerses the [...]

Win a $995 Registration to Science at Sea 2011

We are packing our bags and setting sail for Alaska and Science at Sea this July. And we want you to join us for FREE. Enter the Coolest Field Trip Ever Contest to win registration to Science at Sea 2011. This covers the cost of all our customized shore excursions in each port, ground transportation, six onboard seminars with our naturalists, Steve [...]

Science at Sea – Cruise to Alaska with Steve Spangler Science

You read it correctly - we are taking the Steve Spangler Science experience to the high seas for one week in 2011 with Holland America Cruise lines for Science at Sea 2011. This is our second field trip to Alaska. In 2009, we set sail led by an award-winning group of naturalists and traveled from Anchorage along the inside passage to Vancouver, [...]

Science at Sea Alaska Just Set Sail!

Just a quick post before the plane leaves from Denver to Anchorage to meet up with 100 teachers from all over the country (and three teachers from Germany). If you're wondering if there's going to be any learning taking place, take a look at our program. Download the Science at Sea Program

Continuing Education Credits Available to Colorado Teachers for Attending Science at Sea

One of the Science at Sea participants from Colorado called today to let us know about continuing education credit that is available through the Department of Education for educational travel. Translation... she'll receive credit for attending Science at Sea! After reviewing the Science at Sea educational itinerary and curriculum posted on our website, Lisa's Principal said that she would be happy [...]

Science at Sea – Just Six Spots Left

It seems like we've been talking about our Science at Sea program for a few years, and come to think of it... we have. The idea was really born two years ago and now we're seeing all of the pieces come together. Today, we were fortunate to have our Alaskan naturalist, John Scheerens, in our offices along with Gina MacDonald from [...]

Carnival Cruises Lowers the Price for Science at Sea

We're excited to announce that registration for our seven day Science at Sea cruise to Alaska in June just broke the 70 mark. Our goal is to cut-off registration at 100 in an effort to keep the group manageable and comfortable. If you're considering being one of the remaining 30 people who will share in this incredible experience, you might want [...]