Instant Snow Day - 12 Days of Wonder

We have reached Day #3 in our 12 Days of Wonder in our quick ascent towards the holidays. Today's spotlight science toy is Instant Snow Day. Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys…

Shaker Slime - 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We are featuring Shaker Slime on our second day of wonder. As we march full steam into December, Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits that…

6 in 1 Solar Kit - 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Starting today and continuing into December, we will celebrate 12 Days of Wonder highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits that are perfect to put under the tree. As blog editor, social media coordinator and mom…
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Non-Newtonian Glop - Making Cornstarch Monsters

What do you get when you combine water, cornstarch, an amplifier and a speaker? (Besides a mess.)  You make cornstarch monsters. Depending on the frequency played through the speaker and the vibrations it makes, the cornstarch will move and…
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12 Days of Wonder - 12 Days of Deep Savings & Cool Toys

By Blog Editor Susan Wells If you are like me, your inbox is packed full of deals and offers to entice and kick off the holiday online shopping season. I'm a little overwhelmed and I actually shopped over the weekend to almost complete my list. If…
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Take the Thanksgiving Table Trick Challenge

While the turkey is cooking and everyone is standing around waiting for the meal to start, take out a few kitchen items and entertain your guests. Make sure you practice the challenge beforehand so you can amaze and baffle your audience. Don't…
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Steve Makes His 12th Appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Steve makes his 12th appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show as Ellen's Science Guy. The show airs today, so check local listings for exact times (it airs at 3pm in Denver on Channel 9) or click the link below to watch a sneak preview of the…
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Steve Visits Dom and Jane Charity Marathon

After returning from taping the Ellen DeGeneres Show in Burbank, California, Steve brought some sounds of science to the Dom and Jane Charity Marathon for the Food Bank of the Rockies Friday. Steve shared a few of his favorite science sounds…
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The Science Behind the Sounds You Hear

There is science behind every sound we hear. Sound is made from vibrations in the air. Different materials making different vibrations make different sounds based on the amplification and speed of the sound wave. Here are some of our favorite…

Staff Spotlight on Our Beloved Mae (and Steve's Mother-in-Law)

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: I am a wife of 46 years, mother of three, and grandmother of eight.  And . . . I happen to be Steve’s mother-in-law so there are lots of stories I can tell you about him!!  I can still very…