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  • Steve Spangler Book Set

Steve Spangler Book Set

Quick Overview

Two books featuring amazing hands-on science experiments.

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Steve Spangler is all about three things: making things big, doing them right, and giving them class. If you are looking to do the same thing in your classroom, at home, or at a friend's home, Steve's two book set is exactly what you need. Combining to feature over 50 experiments, Steve's books Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes & Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste will make you a hit with every scientist, young and old.
Steve takes every step to make sure you completely grasp and understand the experiments - and that you have an amazing time! Over 400 high-resolution color photographs are included along with step-by-step instructions and scientific explanations for each experiment. You'll be so immersed in the stunning pictures that at times, you'll forget that you haven't experienced the activity for yourself, yet! Steve takes his geek chic approach to exposing some of the coolest science tricks that will surprise teachers and amaze your friends.
You'll have a blast, an eruption, a burst of fun with these experiments:
  • Walking on Eggshells
  • Fireproof Ballon
  • Skateboard Rocket Car
  • Quicksand Goo
  • Trash Can Smoke Rings
  • Glacier Gak
    and so much more!

About the Author

If you just landed on this page and have no idea who Steve Spangler is, take a minute and visit the Who is Steve Spangler? page. However, you need to know that his videos are like potato chips... you can't stop at just one. The next thing you know, two hours have vanished, the kids put themselves to bed, your spouse is fast asleep and you have an uncontrollable urge to make a mad dash to the grocery store to stock up on cornstarch, potatoes and toilet paper. This guy is serious about making science fun.

What's Included?

  • Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes
    • Softcover, 160 pages, and 248 color photographs.
  • Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste
    • Softcover, 160 pages, and over 200 color photographs.
  • Both books are published by Greenleaf Book Group, Austin, Texas.

What Does It Teach?

Why just perform experiments with young scientists when you can engage them? The experiments in the Steve Spangler Book Set are aimed at getting kids to touch, feel, play, and experience the wonders of science. We want you and your kids to come away from the hands-on projects and demonstrations contained in these books wanting more. Together, we'll make life long learners.

Science Fair Connection:

The Spangler Book Set is amazing: breathtaking pictures, step-by-step instructions, and in-depth explanations! All you have to do is pick an experiment and you've got your science fair project all wrapped up, right? Well‚ not exactly. The experiments in the books are great starting points, but to make an awesome science fair project you need to identify a variable. A variable is a factor in your experiment that you can change or alter. Depending on which experiment you choose as the basis for your project, you should have plenty of options. Just remember, once you identify your variable, you must keep the rest of the factors in your experiment the same.

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  1. EXCELLENT review by Robby Einerson on 12/27/2013

    I enjoy this website, trust the science that is on it. I have been teaching chemistry for several years and these books are chocked full of interactive, WOW science.

  2. Great pack! review by Mike Aguilera on 5/14/2013

    Hello everyone! I just received the books from Steve and I must say that it really met all my expectations. Besides the beautiful pictures, the explanations of each demonstration are very well detailed. Doesn't matter if you're a teacher or a student, you'll understand everything about it! It has funny comments as well! If you live outside the USA, the shipping cost could be a little expensive, but it's worth it. Thank you Steve and all your wonderful staff.

  3. Fire bubbles, Exploding toothpaste, Naked eggs, Flying potatoes, OH MY! review by Melissa Johnson on 3/21/2013

    Thanks for sending the books so quickly!! I will be doing summer school this summer and I wanted something that will make the kids get excited about missing thier summer. These experiments are it! I have plans to rewrite some of our curriculum this summer and incorporate some of these experiments into our curriculum.
    PS The extra surprise that you put in my box is awesome!! I have already grown my first green polymer!! Sweet!!
    P.S.S - I am not human, I am a science teacher!!!!

  4. Amazing Customer Service!!!! review by Mary Beth Duff on 2/13/2013

    When I recieved the order of the book set, the box had beacome wet during shipping. I emailed the staff and was sent out another set - enclosed in a zip lock bag - at no charge! This is what customer service is all about.

  5. Can't wait to do these experiments review by Lori M. on 1/11/2013

    I home-school my 9th grader, and needed some hands on ideas. I can't wait to try some of these experiments, and neither can he! This is going to make us really look forward to science!

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