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Preparing for Halloween Parties

The temperature is getting cooler and it's starting to get dark earlier.  Leaves are changing on the trees and pumpkin flavored items are starting to arrive in the super markets.    It's a great time to drink cider and shop for new science…

Halloween Science Activities from The Spangler Effect

Thank you for joining us on The Spangler Effect Live this week for our last minute Halloween science demos and activities. During the two hours, Steve and Higginsworth shared a lot of fun, messy and loud experiments for spooky fun. If you missed…

Smoking Bubbles, Bubbling Acid and Dry Ice Halloween Science

By Blog Editor Susan Wells To be the hit of your classroom or home Halloween party, all you need is a chunk of dry ice, some warm water, dish soap and a container. I shared some Halloween science at our Brownie Troop meeting this week. All…

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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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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It's Slime Time - Green, Clear, Colored, Glow in the Dark and Creepy Mix-Ins to Spice Up Your Slime Recipe This Halloween

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Halloween is less than 30 days away and we are getting fired up at the Spangler Labs. One of our most popular Halloween science recipes is for slime. We began years ago with Borax and Elmer's Glue Slime, then added…
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All New Halloween Sick Science! Experiments Coming in October

October blows in next week. With it comes our favorite science holiday. To celebrate Halloween season, our Sick Science! team has created new experiments and activities sure to add some spooky science to Halloween parties, haunted houses and…
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Happy Halloween with Self-Carving Exploding Pumpkins

We at Steve Spangler Science have demonstrated Exploding Pumpkins for over 15 years. This year, we tried experimenting with small and large pumpkins to see which one would produce the biggest bang and test our timing skills. With the help of…
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Halloween Dry Ice Science - Dry Ice Crystal Ball Bubble

We just can't get enough of dry ice at Halloween. It's perfect for many bubbling, spooky science activities. One favorite demonstration is the Dry Ice Crystal Ball Bubble. This activity will have your audience oohing, ahhing, then asking to…