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.
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.
Whether you're whipping up something spooky for Halloween or crafting an unforgettable lesson about the states of matter, DRY ICE experiments create an unforgettable learning experience. Featured on The Ellen Show!
For some students, the science fair is coming up pretty soon, and it's high time they started thinking about some cool experiments.
For other students, the science fair is a long way off, but even so, it's never too soon to start thinking about some cool experiments.
Whether you need some ideas really soon, or whether you'll need some ideas down the road [...]
You don't need to spend a lot of money on science supplies. Heck, with these, all you need to do is turn on the water faucet!
1. Okay, ice is water, right? How do ice skaters glide across the ice so smoothly and quickly? It’s all about the science. Get out a dinner plate and put a large glass on it, upside [...]
The term “viral” has undergone quite the makeover since the end of the 20th century. A word that used to have a connotation on par with “bacterial” has now become something that is sought after. Going viral entails that something is spreading like proverbial wildfire. There’s viral marketing, viral memes, viral video, and viral photos. There are even viral science experiments.
It's Valentines week - love is in the air and there is candy flowing everywhere. What are you going to do with all of the candy your child brings home on Thursday afternoon? Don't eat it...experiment with it.
Here are a few experiments shown in the video -
The Ups and Downs of a Relationship - Candy Heart Soda Dance
Fill a clear glass [...]
The kids are home from school and are already saying, "We're bored!" Here are some science activities that celebrate the season while the kids are home and looking for entertainment.
Borax Christmas Tree Ornaments
All you need is a little borax, food coloring, string, a jar and pipe cleaners to make these beautiful snowflakes that won't melt.
Grow Your Own Newspaper Tree
Use a few [...]
Doing science demonstrations on the radio can be a little challenging because... well... because listeners can't see what's going on in the studio. But the challenge to come up with audible science is too cool to pass up, and that's why I enjoy going back to the Mix 100 Morning Show with Dom and Jane. We were fortunate enough to land [...]
With a title like Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes, you know that this probably isn't going to be your ordinary book of experiments. At the early stages of writing this book, we had to put our heads together and try to think of a way to make this book different from the thousands of science experiment books out there. It's true... [...]
Got a call from the producers at MIX 100.3 in Denver for the Dom & Jane Show. These local radio celebrities are always up for something new... and it was my job this morning to come up with a few science experiments that would play well on the radio. What could be better than changing the sound of your voice with [...]
As the first exclusive supplier of the Quirkles books, I was interested to see that Quirkles co-founder Terri Johnson was taking her science experiments to the airwaves... with a distinctively Spangler flair. Donning her Steve Spangler Science tie dye lab coat, Terri entertains viewers of the Ozarks First morning newscast. Terri's latest appearance featured our Floating Beach Ball and Flying Toilet Paper [...]
Let's see... what could you watch on your new video ipod? Episodes of NBC's "Office"... ad-free music videos... or some guy in Denver who teaches you how to do cool science demos. Hmmm... that's a tough choice between Office and the music videos. I'm pleased to let you know that many of our science segments from television are now available as [...]