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Glow in the Dark Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Party Favors

Ooey, gooey gross slime, brains and worms go hand-in-hand with Halloween. If you are a room mom or parent planning any type of Halloween party this October, we have the best Halloween party favor for your guests. The best part of this party…

The Top 20 Best Halloween Activities from Kid Bloggers

By Blog Editor Susan Wells One of my responsibilities at Steve Spangler Science is to get to know bloggers by reading their blogs, leaving comments and sharing with them. Mom bloggers are incredibly creative. All of us at the Spangler Labs…
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Can a Vampire See Itself in the Mirror?

One of our Facebook friends, Heather Kaiser, recently shared a very cool way to use our new Vampire Slime during a party, in the classroom or anytime you want to create a spooky activity. Vampire Slime is a brand-new concoction from Steve Spangler…
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The Science Behind Halloween Glowing Recipes

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Halloween is the time for glowing concoctions, decorations and science activities. Everything is better when it glows! Before we get into the experiments...first a quick science lesson on glow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEcCenyXVVw Luminescence Luminescence…

How to Catch a Ghost - Ghostly Dry Ice Boo Bubbles

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Do you have amateur ghost hunters running amuck in your house? Or are you looking for a fun activity to do during a Halloween or classroom party? Look no further than our Boo Bubbles experiment. Boo Bubbles are fog-filled…
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Halloween Chemical Magic - Trick Your Friends and Remove Evil Spirits

It's a classic science reaction that dates back to the late 1800's. The Classic Iodine Clock Reaction reaction was used by magicians and psychics at Halloween time to remove the evil thoughts or evil spirits from someone's body and mind. They…
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The Ultimate Harry Potter Science Activities for Halloween or Birthday Parties Part 2

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Last Friday, I shared my 7-year-old daughter's Ultimate Harry Potter party and how we created some unique and creative decorations out of science supplies. This was a birthday party, but it can easily be tweaked for…

What Is Dry Ice?

It's time to make bubbling potions, burping bubbles and low lying fog. The main ingredient in all of these concoctions (besides warm water) is dry ice. We receive a lot of calls and emails from our customers looking for more information on…
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Awesome Halloween Dry Ice Experiments

Halloween is right around the corner and there is nothing better than to mix up some dry ice concoctions for your Halloween party. Grocery stores sell dry ice, especially around this time of the year, so call around or visit the customer service…
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Glowing Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween is our favorite holiday at the Spangler labs. Science and Halloween go hand in hand and there is nothing better than turning off the lights and bringing out spooky, glowing science to make all of the kids ooh and ahh. Whether you…