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2011 Hands-on Science Boot Camp Tour Coming to 6 Cities this Fall

Join Steve Spangler for an intensive one-day, boot camp training that is guaranteed to change the way you teach science forever. This fast-moving seminar is for pre-k and elementary teachers who need creative science integration strategies...…
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Weather and Science Day 2011 - Erupting Clouds, Giant Smoke Rings and Exploding Trash Cans Captivate Huge Audience

From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country…
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President Obama... Please Let Me Help You Make Science Cool

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters on Wednesday... and his comment about making science cool caught my attention. “I’m frustrated by stories about how we can’t find enough engineers and computer programmers.…

Anaheim Boot Camp Teachers Prove That Making Science Fun Starts With the Teacher!

I think our photographer, Shawn Campbell, put it best when he described what happened at our Hands-on Science Boot Camp™ in Anaheim last week... The moment these teachers arrived there was an energy in the room that turned the day into much…

Texas Teachers Attend Hands-on Science Boot Camp to Strengthen Their Teaching Skills

We have lots of teacher friends in Texas, and our most recent stops in Dallas and San Antonio brought together almost 300 teachers from all walks of education. You might expect that these one-day science teacher workshops would be heavily dominated…

Florida Hands-on Science Boot Camp for Teachers - Returning Teachers Share New Program

No one has to twist my arm to visit highly motivated teachers in Florida. Our Hands-on Science Boot Camp kicked off its fall tour with stops in Tampa and Orlando. We consider a boot camp to be one-day, highly intensive, roll-up-your-sleeves…

Best of Spangler Science 2009

It's been quite a year for us at Steve Spangler Science... in fact, when the year starts out with 50 off your closest friends helping you wish Ellen DeGeneres a Happy Birthday, you know big things are in store.  Whether we were letting fans…

Fall Hands-on Science Secrets Boot Camp Tour Off to a Great Start

Our Fall Boot Camp Tour kicked off September 23rd in Grand Rapids, MI, with a second stop just two days later in Chicago, IL... and it was a blast!  What an enthusiastic group of teachers awaited us in both cities.  I love the Windbag demonstration…

Kid-Friendly Elephant Toothpaste - Big Hit with Pre-Schoolers!

I love when our Boot-camp alumni teachers write in to tell us about how they are using science in their classrooms.  Shirley Snowden attended our Anaheim Boot-camp last year and emailed us with a great story about her experience with Kid-Friendly…

Teachers Share Unexpected Insights at the Oklahoma Science Boot Camp

One of the benefits of traveling around the country with our Science Boot Camp Tour is getting to talk with teachers and learn from their insights. The Science Museum Oklahoma hosted a one-day workshop for area teachers and the response was…