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Gift Giving Made Easy

The season of giving is upon us, so  I know you are wondering who you can turn to when looking for the perfect gift for your little scientists, right?   Steve Spangler Science, of course!  And who better to answer all of your questions about…
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How to Study Density with Popcorn

by Christy McGuire, Contributor Thanksgiving is almost here! You can use one of the original foods from the first Thanksgiving to discuss density with your students. Popcorn is fascinating because it changes so drastically during the cooking…
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Preparing for Halloween Parties

The temperature is getting cooler and it's starting to get dark earlier.  Leaves are changing on the trees and pumpkin flavored items are starting to arrive in the super markets.    It's a great time to drink cider and shop for new science…
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Brought to you only by Steve Spangler Science

Did you know that there are over 100 original items that you can only purchase from Steve Spangler Science?   I know what you're thinking... and yes, it really is possible! Even though Steve Spangler Science has several items being…
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Valentines Science - Frozen Baking Soda and Vinegar Hearts

Baking soda and vinegar experiments begin with the classic science fair volcano and end with homemade rockets. It's not surprising - this reaction creates bubbly, fizzing potions that are fun to create over and over. We decided to put…
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Coolest Yule Log Video Ever! A New Science Twist on an Old Favorite

YouTube recently challenged our Spangler Effect team to create a new twist on an old favorite - come up with a Yule Log video that breaks the mold of the old, outdated looping fire in the fireplace. This is not your mama's yule log video.…
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Christmas Science Craft - Insta-Snow Globe Jar

Are you looking for a quick, easy and unique decoration to brighten up your home or give as a gift? Make a festive Insta-Snow Globe jar. Materials 4-5 scoops of Insta-Snow powder (depending on the size of your jar) Jar with a lid (a…
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Christmas Science Craft - Pearl Swirl Reindeers

By Blog Editor Susan Wells My favorite part of my job as Social Media Manager at Steve Spangler Science is seeing all the amazing experiments and lessons teachers share with us on Twitter. Some of our nation's best teachers share how they make…
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Top 10 Science Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Are you looking for some creative, educational and unique things to stick in their stockings this year? Did you know science comes in all shapes and sizes? Do what Santa does...give the gift of science. Our top stocking stuffers are tiny…
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Table Tricks Science Experiment Guide

It's a mad rush in the kitchen before a holiday meal with family and friends. Once the turkey and potatoes are gone, what do you do to entertain your guests? Science magic table tricks of course! Whether you're sitting down to a nice dinner…