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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…

Flying Potatoes in Ireland - Irish Science Teachers Focus on Student Engagement

We just arrived in Shannon, Ireland and we're headed to the University of Limerick for the Irish Science Teachers Association meeting. I've had the great fortune of speaking at this conference twice in 1997 and 2000 where I made some fantastic…
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Potatoes, Diapers and Fire Water on the Ellen Show

If you couldn't get enough of flying potatoes the first time, the nice people at the Ellen Show are rerunning the show that originally aired on April 15, 2008. The featured experiments include the Baby Diaper Secret, Fire Water and several…
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Shooting Potatoes with Ellen

There's a sneak peek video just posted on the Ellen Show site with the Dancing Fire demo and the last part of the shooting potatoes segment. If you have a second, post a comment on the show site.
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This Week on Ellen... Steve Spangler (and his flying potatoes)

Last week the producers at the Ellen Show called to see if I had anything new that might amaze Ellen... and make her laugh. Hmmm... what do you think? After a few phone calls and some time trading some demo videos over e-mail, we're set with…

Flying Potatoes at the Michigan Early Childhood Conference

I had the wonderful pleasure of presenting the keynote address at the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MIAEYC) 2005 conference. This presentation was, however, a little more challenging than most because of what DID…