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Santa and Rudolph Leave Footprints All Over Your Home - Insta-Snow Snowy Footrprints

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Each year I work hard to keep the Santa mystery alive. I find new ways to surprise my daughters' on Christmas morning...we've left a special Santa key, sprinkled reindeer dust on the lawn, taken secret pictures of…
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The Science Secret Behind Squishy Baff - How to Make Your Own Squishy Bath

By Blog Editor Susan Wells  If you have kids, you've seen the commercials - buy a magic powder, add it to the bath and have a squishy bath. Squishy Baff works when you fill the bath with water, add a special colored powder, and the bath water…
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The "Take the Stairs" Tour Rolls into Steve Spangler Science

Blog Editor Susan Wells All of us at Steve Spangler Science know we do not work at your average company. We don't even work at a normal company. When you show up in the morning you never know what is in store for the day. So when Steve made…
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The Republican Candidates' Views on Education - Should We Do Away with the Department of Education?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the field narrows and we get closer to a front runner emerging for the Republican nomination for president, it's important that voters do their homework and really learn about each candidate and their views. The…
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Reaching a Communication Balance - Best practices for Parent-Teacher Communication

By Carissa Rogers and VolunteerSpot.com What do parents and teachers have in common? We want what’s best for our kids…and we’re busy! Parents and teachers don’t get to spend much time together,  plus the teacher is out numbered, easily…
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Back to School Block Party Welcomes the Return to Learning While Raising Money for a Good Cause

Local mom and science fan, Vicki Soriano, knows how to get her kids and all of the families in her neighborhood excited about back to school time. They hold a Back to School Bash to say goodbye to summer and get back into learning mode. How…
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The Big Brain Club Teaches Kids that Smart is Cool

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Peer pressure is a state of being and survival for school age children. Kids deal with daily pressure to have the right clothes, say the right things and own the right possessions. The pressure bounces off the charts…

Wordless Wednesday - Cutie Patooties Visit Spangler Offices

Two very awesome scientists from Roxborough Elementary stopped by the office to give us a poster from Roxborough Elementary students to thank Steve for an assembly he gave.
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CSAP Testing in Colorado - Is Proficiency Enough?

By Guest Blogger Debbie Leibold Recently, I ran across an editorial in the Denver Post that was written by a former English teacher.  I am also a former high school English teacher, so I was intrigued when I saw the title of the article…
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Steve Spangler Spotlight on Zarah with a Z

We have an amazing staff at Steve Spangler Science - from the crew in our Distribution Center who carefully packages each product then ships it out to you, to our Customer Service Team who takes care of you on the phones and online, to our Administrative…