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 […]
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Join us for the third annual Weather & Science Day on Wednesday, May 2nd at 10:30 AM, before the Rockies game against the Dodgers at Coors Field. Weather and Science Day 2009 resulted in a Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Weather and Science Day 2011 resulted in the stands exploding with a […]
From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country for that matter. In 2009, the Colorado Rockies teamed up with 9News […]
Contributed by Susan Wells, Blog Editor Weather and Science Day at Coors Field 2009 resulted in a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Thanks to support from the Colorado Rockies and 9News, the Steve Spangler Science team is excited to be a part of the 2nd Annual Colorado Rockies Weather and Science Day […]
The Spangler team received its second Heartland Chapter Emmy Award last Saturday night at the awards gala held in Denver, Colorado. The award was received for the half hour television special – Spangler Science and Weather at Coors Field – that aired on KUSA-TV 9News in Denver, Colorado. But this award is extra special for […]
Hopefully Coors Field is ready for the Spangler Team because we are taking the ballpark by storm. Our team is getting prepped for the Guinness World Record breaking moment when we present the World’s Largest Physics Demonstration. The geysers are ready, the potatoes are loaded and the 7,000 excited students are streaming in… and […]
Build a barometer, use a rain gauge, simulate Earth’s rotation, see the sun’s impact & more in this kit designed to explore the phenomena of weather!
Make water disappear with this superabsorbent polymer & discover what diapers are made of and where else you can find them. SICK Science video link included.
Steve Spangler Science Education Specialist Steve Spangler is the guy at 9NEWS KUSA-TV who makes things fizz, pop,smoke, erupt all in the name of making science fun. Steve's eye-catching science experiments are featured weekly on the 4 O'Clock Show and the Morning Show. Steve Spangler joined 9NEWS in 2001 to teach viewers creative ways to make learning […]
Steve Spangler recently participated in #TeacherFriends Twitter chat and met some amazing teachers. Here are the questions and his longer-formatted answers about science education today. 1. Why is early childhood science education important? For young learners, science is just an extension of their everyday world. We don’t have to teach young children how to wonder, […]