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Bullying Is Not a Game

Bullying makes the news almost every week. It exists in schools, sports fields, playground and online. We've also recently learned bullying is also present in professional organizations like the NFL. Children who are bullied tend to withdraw…
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Steve Spangler Toilet Papers The Ellen DeGeneres' Studio

In his 15th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, Steve Spangler brought a few of his science tricks to the talk show. Ellen is always surprised at whatever Steve Spangler brings to her show; she's a huge fan and loves to be just…
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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…
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Is the Hands-on Approach Really the Best Way to Learn Science?

Our focus at Steve Spangler Science is teaching hands-on science - don't read just about it in a text book, touch it, see it and live it. That's where discoveries are made and real learning begins. Some are challenging that focus on teaching…
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Easing the Fears and Anxieties Through Team Building Activities During the First Days of School

By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the back to school season starts, what types of feelings are stirred up? For me, it was always a mixture of excitement and joy over new clothes and school supplies and a knot in my stomach knowing I was headed…
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How to Tackle Common Core and Squeeze Science into the Classroom

Love it or hate it, if you live in the 45 states that have adopted it, Common Core is coming to a classroom near you by 2014. Common Core State Standards are a state-led effort by state governors and leaders. They were written by educators and…
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Breaking Down Common Core, the Myths, the Truths, the Debates

Common Core - the next big thing in education reform - is getting a lot of positive and negative attention these days. Many of it isn't accurate, like the requiring Grapes of Wrath for second graders. But what is it and what does it mean for…
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The Spangler Effect Spotlighted on NBC Nightly News as Top YouTube Education Channel

More and more parents, students and lifelong learners are turning to YouTube - not for funny kitty videos or talking dogs - but for education. Teachers are sharing their lessons beyond the classroom. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world…
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Best Science and Educational YouTube Channels

Steve Spangler Science has an incredible following on our three YouTube channels - The Spangler Effect, Sick Science! Experiments and Spangler Science TV. Our video team is dedicated to bring the best experiments and science programming to our…
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Science in the Rockies Teacher Training Now Aligned to Next Gen and Common Core

As many of you know, the final version of the Next Generation Science Standards were just released in early April. Over the past few weeks, our team has been working feverishly to align Steve Spangler's hands-on science curriculum from Science…