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Boo Bubbles - Dry Ice Smoke Bubbles

Boo Bubbles - Dry Ice Smoke Bubbles

Bubbles are cool and bubbles filled with fog are even cooler! Steve Spangler created Boo Bubbles as an easy and safe way for parents and teachers to explore the science of dry ice with fog-filled bubbles.

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The Science Behind the Musical Fruit

I confess;  I often hesitate to fix and serve any kind of beans to my family because. . . well, you know why. There are all kinds of jokes about, well, "this," but what many people don't realize is that there's a reason why beans are so, um, chatty.  It's science.  It's biology.  And chemistry. It doesn't matter what kind of beans you've [...]

The Science Behind the 9News Broncos Clingy Thingy

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 [...]

Steve Spangler Explains the Science Behind on The Doctors Science Lab

Steve Spangler visited the set of The Doctors Science Lab this week to share lessons on the science behind some health discomforts...   With Steve as their lab instructor, The Doctors donned their lab coats and went to work. They used Red Cabbage Indicator, Milk of Magnesia, giant flasks and a few 'glubs' of vinegar to demonstrate how antacids work and the classic Elephant's [...]

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 [...]

Tragedy in Colorado – The Science Behind a '100 Year Flood'

The Colorado Front Range is still reeling after a major storm dumped more precipitation on areas in 24 to 48 hours than they receive in an entire year. The result was 20-foot walls of water rushing down the sides of mountains, rivers coming over their banks, roads and bridges washed away and houses flooded. Hundreds of roads and bridges washed away [...]

The Science Behind Worms

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As I was digging in my backyard this weekend, planting the last of my flowers and vegetables, I came across several worms. As the dry, bright sunlight hit my squirmy little friends, they wriggled and writhed to immediately get back to their underground world. In all my digging, I accidentally sliced one in half. This made me [...]

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 [...]

The Science Behind Composting – Nourish the Planet on Earth Day

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Spring time means getting out and enjoying the sun, watching the trees bloom and cleaning out those flower beds and garden patches and filling them with flowers and plants. Before you start clearing out the dead of winter and putting plants in the ground, get a little compost going. Compost is the single most important supplement you can [...]

The Science Behind Clouds – On a Cloudy Day You Can See Weather

Have you ever wondered how clouds form? We all learn the water cycle in school - water falls from the clouds in the form of rain or snow and collects on the ground. The water on the ground heats up and turns to vapor and the vapor travels up into the atmosphere and creates clouds. But how do those clouds form? Here's [...]