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Power of the Pen - Is Red Ink on Schoolwork Damaging to Students' Confidence?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We all remember the feeling of sitting at desks while the teacher returned a test or important paper. I held my breath waiting to catch a glimpse of that red mark on the top of the paper...was it an A or even an A-…
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Steve Ignites a Passion for Science at Utah Early Childhood Conference

Recently, Steve Spangler was the keynote speaker at the Utah Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Salt Lake City. He brought his exciting collection of flaming wallets, Smoke Rings and Wind Bags to an audience of…
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Spangler Takes His Message from the Classroom to Corporate Audiences

Steve Spangler took his education-focused show to the fifth annual State of DIA at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Denver International Airport is the world's 11th busiest airport. The 'Science of a Successful Airport' event focused on…
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Science Explodes at the Cherry Creek Foundation Luncheon

Steve Spangler, a former teacher and educator for Cherry Creek Schools, brought Bernoulli's Principle to life for 600 people during the 19th Annual Cherry Creek Schools Foundation Luncheon on March 15. The crowd of business leaders, city…
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Steve Returns to the Ellen DeGeneres Show for 14th Appearance

What does 3,000 Alka-Seltzer Tablets, 3,000 film canisters and Steve Spangler have in common with the Ellen DeGeneres Show? Steve demonstrated the explosive power of carbon dioxide when thousands of film canisters rained down on the Ellen set…
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TODAY is the Day for Iron in Breakfast - SICK Science Video Goes Viral

We first shared our Iron for Breakfast experiment around 19 years ago, but this week our video got monster amounts of attention. All the attention started with the Today Show. Soon after, Cheezburger featured the experiment as their Experiment…
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When Actor Rainn Wilson Asked Steve Spangler About the Science of Love, Things Got a Little Awkward

Actor Rainn Wilson of SoulPancake - a website where life's big questions are debated, mixed and turned to batter - recently made a visit to the Spangler Labs. He sat down with Steve Spangler and asked about the science of love. When Steve didn't…
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How Teachers and Educators Can Use Pinterest as a Resource In and Out of the Classroom

By Blog Editor Susan Wells You are now on Pinterest, you've created boards, pinned and repinned and lost hours of your life without batting an eye. How do you bring Pinterest into your classroom and use it as a teaching resource? Here are a…
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Pinterest for Teachers - How to Get Set Up

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Pinterest is the latest time-sucking social network to rise above the rest. If you are a visual person looking for recipes, home decorating tips, crafts for the kids or cool vacation spots, Pinterest is your network.…
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Astronaut Beaker Launched Into Space on a Weather Balloon

By Blog Editor Susan Wells During Weather and Science Day, we launched a weather balloon to the edge of space. The balloon didn't need a pilot, but we thought a scientist onboard would help bring some perspective and a first hand account of…