Steve Spangler Science Solar

Our closest star provides all kinds of interesting opportunities for experiments that kids will love. At Steve Spangler Science, we’re on a mission to make learning about science super-fun and engaging. We like to make things big — creating memorable lessons that will get them talking, thinking and dreaming (think color-changing items, explosions and other sensory wonders!). Our at-home solar toys, products, kits and goodies let them see firsthand how UV rays directly affect us. Whether you’re on the lookout for clever science fair goodies, outdoor activities, classroom kits or after-school activities, Steve Spangler Science will have a solar-themed product that is just right for you and your budding scientist.


  • UV Color Changing BeadsUV Color Changing Beads

    UV Color-Changing Beads

  • Sun Sensitive Paper30 Pack of Sun Sensitive Paper

    Sun-Sensitive Paper – 30-Pack

  • Solar BagsSolar Bags

    Solar Bag Balloon Science Experiment

  • Big Bucket of ScienceBig Bucket of Science

    Big Bucket of Science Test Tube Experiments

  • Fire Bubbles and Exploding ToothpasteFire Bubbles & Exploding Toothpaste

    Fire Bubbles & Exploding Toothpaste

    $5.99 Sale!
  • STEM Science Kit - Power of AirSTEM Science Kit - Power of Air

    STEM Science Kit: Power of Air STEM Science Kit

  • Air Classroom BundleAir Classroom Bundle

    Solar and Air Classroom Bundle

  • Spring Science BundleSpring Science Bundle

    Spring Science Bundle


Hands-On STEM Solar Products and Experiments

Steve Spangler Science gets interactive with hands-on STEM products that demonstrate UV rays’ effect on different chemicals. Whether it’s the Sun Sensitive Paper that shows how light-sensitive chemicals work or our UV Color Changing Beads that show how UV rays are still active — even when it’s cloudy outside — there’s a fun, hands-on solar activity that they’ll love. Be truly interactive with our StoryTime Science™ activities, which include an age-appropriate award-winning book along with a science lesson that will pique your child’s interest.

Explore the World of Steve Spangler Science

Each solar kit, activity and product comes with simple instructions, an activity guide and a teaching guide that further delves into the science behind the reaction. These items go behind the why’s and the how’s of solar science, creating memorable lessons that they will not soon forget. Don’t miss our other Steve Spangler Science products and while you’re here, be sure to check out our huge online library of experiments — each with the “wow” factor that Steve Spangler Science is known for. Visit us for amazing products that are designed to inspire the next generation of STEMologists. From chemistry, polymer fun and physics to lab supplies, bundles and science fair ideas, Steve Spangler Science has the solar-themed learning tools that will get them excited about science.

Adult supervision required.