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Celebrate April Fools' Day with Floating Paper Airplanes, Three Cup Monty and the Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide

April Fools' Day is one of our favorite holidays in the Steve Spangler Science office. Pranks are abundant and no one's coffee, desk chair, or personal space is safe. The only downside is that April 1st falls on a Sunday this year and we won't…

The Floating Paper Airplane Trick - The Reveal

Can you defeat the odds and create a hovering paper airplane? All you need is a sheet of paper, 2 identical fans and a lot of patience. This is a great experiment to teach the principals behind how an airplane flies, lift and drag, and the principals…

Pranks & Tricks for April Fool's Day

April Fool's day is this Friday. Do you have your pranks ready to go? Our staff spends the majority of March perfecting their pranking in anticipation of the day. I'd declare April 1st a company-wide holiday, except it's too much fun to mess…