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Big Bag of Science

Big Bag of Science

$39.99
It's an ENORMOUS science kit containing loads of Spangler favorites for a great value. The 30-page instruction manual will guide you and your young scientist through each experiment with easy to follow directions and simple science explanations.
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.
Water Jelly Crystals

Water Jelly Crystals

These amazing pebble-sized polymer crystals grow into huge pieces of gel-like material when you add water. Explore the science of superabsorbent polymers.
Test Tube Adventures

Test Tube Adventures

$19.99
Each of these giant test tubes holds a cool science experiment. Learn about super strong bubbles that you can touch, make and mold your own super bouncing ball, write secret messages with disappearing ink and make a batch of slimy, gooey Insta-Worms.
Test Tube Wonders Kit

Test Tube Wonders Kit

$19.99
It’s a science lab in a bag. Make up a pile of Insta-Snow, experiment with waterproof sand and explore the science of UV light as you use the sun to make white beads instantly change colors. Grow a test tube dinosaur, learn how to make water disappear and make squishy jelly crystals. Recommended for children 8 and up.

Experiments from the Lab

Posts from the Blog

The Anatomy of a Flood – The Science Behind Flooding

Were the deadly and destructive floods that devastated large sections of the Colorado Front Range last week the result of climate change? Some scientists say yes. As a landlocked state, Colorado usually only has a few flood threats - from springtime runoff from mountain snow melt or summer thunderstorms that can dump a lot of rain in a small area. This is [...]

The Work of Scientists: Reasons to Read and Write

By Becky Spence - This Reading Mama Real scientists read the newest research to keep up with the latest trends. Real scientists write their hypotheses, observations, and ultimately their findings in research journals and articles. Real life scientists have real life, authentic reasons to read and write. And as teachers, we can also create authentic reasons for our students to read and [...]

Ten Back to School Activities to Welcome Your Class and Break the Ice

Summer is wrapping up and the scent of new school supplies is in the air. Time to start planning for the thunderous roar of children headed back to school. Here are ten activities, some from Steve Spangler Science, others from teacher bloggers to make the transition from the lazy days of summer back into the learning environment.   Steve Spangler Science has created [...]

Homeschooling Mom Gives a Twist to Do Not Open Bottle Experiment

Leah is a homeschooling mom of six. She blogs about her experiences as a homeschooling mom on her blog, Almost Unschoolers. On the blog, she has a feature called "Sunday Science." She recently posted about making a Do Not Open Bottle but using it in the garden. I love it when someone expands upon an experiment and makes it their own. If [...]

Take the Kids Outside for the Great American Backyard Campout

Pack the tent, the cooler and the bug spray and take the kids out for the Great American Backyard Campout on June 26th. The campout, in its fifth year, is sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation. The location of your campsite isn't as important as the family time spent connecting and enjoying the great outdoors. Camp in your backyard or at a [...]