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Non-Newtonian Glop - Making Cornstarch Monsters

What do you get when you combine water, cornstarch, an amplifier and a speaker? (Besides a mess.)  You make cornstarch monsters. Depending on the frequency played through the speaker and the vibrations it makes, the cornstarch will move and…

Order Your Copy of Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes

Last night we gave away several copies of my new book,  Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes on Facebook and Twitter. We had a lot of fun chatting with some amazing teachers, parents and science enthusiasts and asking Steve Spangler Science trivia…

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes - Spangler's Latest Book of Cool Science Experiments

With a title like Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes, you know that this probably isn't going to be your ordinary book of experiments. At the early stages of writing this book, we had to put our heads together and try to think of a way to make…

Quirkles Co-creator Demonstrates Cornstarch and Water Experiment

As I mentioned in a previous post, it's always fun to stumble across Quirkles videos on YouTube. These fun children's books support connecting science and literature, which is one of our passions around Steve Spangler Science. This week, Quirkles…
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Spangler Science Videos - The Editor's Top Picks for Best of 2008

There's only one problem with these "best of" video lists... someone has to actually sort through all of the videos and come up with a list! Props to our genius video editor, Bradley Mayhew, for all of his editing magic in 2008. When the year…
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Spangler's Cornstarch Walk on Water Featured on Discovery's Time Warp

Time Warp is one of Discovery's newest shows and it's definitely worth watching... even if you're not a science geek. Hosts Jeff Lieberman and Matt Kearney are on the prowl for anything and everything that might be cool to examine under high-speed…
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Back from Ellen - Covered in Cornstarch!

We just returned from taping the Ellen Show and we had a blast. As always, Ellen and her staff treated our entire team (four of us traveled to Burbank, CA in order to pull off the cornstarch demo) wonderfully. There are lots of pictures to…