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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.
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.
The Ultimate Dry Ice Science Kit

The Ultimate Dry Ice Science Kit

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!

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Science Experiments!

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 [...]

5 Cool Science Experiments Using Pretty Much Nothing But Water!

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 [...]

5 Viral Science Experiments You Did Not Know We Have Done Already

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. The [...]

Valentines Day Candy 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 [...]

Science Experiments and Activities to Celebrate the Holidays

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 [...]

Television Science Evangelist Inspired by Spangler Science Experiments

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 [...]

iPod Science Experiments – Steve Spangler on the go

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 [...]