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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.
Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow® powder is the original fake snow polymer that turns ordinary water into a white fluffy substance that looks like real snow in seconds.
Hand Boiler

Hand Boiler

It’s a classic science toy that uses your body heat to make the liquid in the glass ornament bubble just as if it were boiling.

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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 [...]
Teach Sun Safety with UV Beads

Teach Sun Safety with UV Beads

There are so many creative things to make and do with Spangler Science's Color Changing UV Beads - that we're going to focus on how they teach sun safety. Our UV Color Changing Beads are pony beads that are treated so that they react with the sun's UV rays.  The beads are snow white when they are not in the sun, and then turn [...]

Professional Development for Teachers – New Online Virtual Science Workshop

We are proud to announce a new resource for teachers looking to keep their teaching credentials up to date while learning hands-on science experiments and lessons to bring into their classrooms. Our new online Virtual Science Workshop brings teacher training and development into the comfort of your own home. No need to travel and spend nights away from home. Put on those [...]

The Science Behind Tornadoes

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Rescuers are still digging through the rubble and debris after a monster tornado roared through Moore, Oklahoma yesterday. Spectacular video is surfacing of the tornado that leveled neighborhoods, schools and more. How Does a Tornado Form? Tornadoes need two things to form - a thunderstorm and wind shear. Wind shear is created from winds blowing in different directions [...]

Make a Love Connection with Valentines Day Science

Valentine's Day is a holiday known for its dedication to love, chocolate, and… science? The Science of Love of course! This year we are celebrating Valentine's Day science with a kit full of the most eye-catching, heart-grabbing, hands-on science we can find. You can use the Valentine's Day-themed activities however you want, with whoever you want, but we guarantee that the fun you'll [...]

Christmas Tree Safety

There's nothing that says "Christmas" more than a live Christmas tree with all the tinsel and trimmings in your living room. There's also nothing that says "fire danger" more than a dried out tree that can easily catch a spark from a nearby candle. The needles and branches on a Christmas tree give the tree a lot of surface area. Try to [...]

Smoking Bubbles, Bubbling Acid and Dry Ice Halloween Science

By Blog Editor Susan Wells To be the hit of your classroom or home Halloween party, all you need is a chunk of dry ice, some warm water, dish soap and a container. I shared some Halloween science at our Brownie Troop meeting this week. All 17 girls in the troop attended. Nothing like a promise of Halloween science to get everyone [...]

The Science Behind Halloween Glowing Recipes

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Halloween is the time for glowing concoctions, decorations and science activities. Everything is better when it glows! Before we get into the experiments...first a quick science lesson on glow. Luminescence Luminescence is cool (pun intended!). It’s true. Things that are said to “luminesce” usually do so without needing or producing heat. You might think of it as “self-generated” light. [...]

The Science of Tornadoes

Tornado season and extreme weather have come early to parts of the midwest already this year. Tornadoes cause widespread damage and loss of lives. But what is the science behind what causes a tornado to form? Tornadoes are funnels of spinning air. The winds may reach 250 (400 kilometers) an hour while they bounce and run across the land. They usually form [...]