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Egg in the Bottle Trick - A Special Request from Twitter

It's back to school time and, these days, that means time for teachers to start compiling new classroom ideas from the internet. Whether looking at blogs, chatting on Twitter or browsing educational sites, most teachers have moved into the "techno-age"…
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9News Meteorologist Vanishes in Cloud of Smoke - A Great Liquid Nitrogen Explosion

9News meteorologist Becky Ditchfield is never quite sure what to expect during the weekly science segment. I called her over the weekend and asked her to bring in an overcoat and to trade out the high heels for tennis shoes. The liquid nitrogen…

Nature Sun Print Paper and Blueprints on Fabric Experiment

When the summer sun comes around, my boys love making pictures with these light-sensitive materials.  The Nature Print Paper is a fun and easy way to make a "photograph" of your favorite objects using the power of the sun.  When we are ready…

Make Your Own Lava Lamp - Bubbling Potions

I always love the opportunity to share some of my favorite inexpensive science experiments.  One of our favorites at the Spangler Science offices is making your own "lava lamp."  We take this one on the road, and it's always a hit with teachers…