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.
Kirk Montgomery and our friends at 9News here in Denver have created a whirlwind of excitement over the Broncos amazing season with Clingy Thingys - United in Orange. Fans in Denver can't get their hands on them fast enough.
So that left us to answer the question - how does the Clingy Thingy work?
The Clingy Thingy does not use adhesive to attach [...]
One of our favorite kid scientists, Doctor Mad Science, was featured last week in the New York Daily News. His science videos share DIY science experiments and activities to an audience of kids and their parents.
We were introduced to 11-year-old Jordan Hilkowitz a few years ago. He is an amazing online video star who shares his versions of kid-friendly science experiments [...]
Our annual Weather and Science Day reached a new height this year with the launch of a weather balloon during the event. The weather balloon was launched with help from The Edge of Space. During it's flight, it reached the edge of space at a height of 93,000 feet. That's higher than Mount Everest and higher than what a military jet [...]
Who else but Steve shows up at a television studio and makes a request to hang a 16-pound bowling ball from the ceiling? It's for science, silly, and a lesson in the Laws of Motion.
9News Anchorman Mark Koebrich helped Steve demonstrate energy and motion. When hung on a rope, the bowling ball becomes a pendulum. The ball swings back and forth. [...]
World's Largest Physics Lesson
We're honored to get to say, "We did it!" With a final count of 5,401 people, all armed with Windbags, the seats at Coors Field were flooded with science as we set out to set a new world record for the the Largest Physics Lesson. What a sight... a sea of Windbags with a special fly-over by Sky9, [...]
The Colorado Rockies, 9News and Steve Spangler Science teamed up to launch the first Weather and Science Day at Coors Field. Over 1,000 Colorado elementary and middle schools have already been invited to join us at Coors Field in Denver on Thursday, May 7, 2009 for a day of learning and baseball. It’s a field trip and we’re turning Coors Field [...]
Steve Spangler is known for creating amazing hands-on science experiences for kids. Whether it involves kits, toys, or incredible experiments, kids leave an experience with Steve feeling like science magicians.
Over the last decade and change, Steve has also spent one afternoon a week making adults feel like science magicians on Denver’s local NBC affiliate, 9News – KUSA. News anchors, meteorologists… you [...]
Let’s get something straight: I possess a Y-chromosome and am a male.
This single distinguishing factor, splitting our species in two since “a long time ago” was the present, means different things to different people. To the “funny” side of the internet, this means I’m frustratingly clueless. Car insurance agencies view me as more hazardous behind the wheel (until I’m 26). Science [...]
Do I smell freshly sharpened pencils? Is that the clicking sound of a brand new protractor? Are you surrounded by notebooks, fun new pens and markers that you're dying to use?
Yes! It's back to school time!
Not ready for back to school? Wondering who do you turn to for help to start your new school year off right? Back to School with Steve [...]