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Science Guy Returns to KXTV Sacramento for More Informal Science Lessons

You might remember Steve's trip to News10 KXTV last May where he shared some hands-on science demonstrations with the Sacramento audience. For some crazy reason, they invited him back with a new set of demos. Take a look at what Steve surprised…
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Join Us for a Halloween Science Twitter Party & WIN a Copy of Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste

Join us for a Twitter party on Tuesday, October 25th from 7-8pm MST to celebrate the launch of Steve's new book, Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste. We will be giving away copies of the book during the party. Please RSVP below in the comments…

Join Us on Facebook Tonight! We are Giving Away 30 Books in 30 Minutes

Join us for a science party of epic proportion and answer questions as fast as you can for your chance to win a copy of Steve's new book, Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste.  Steve is furiously signing 30 books this afternoon and getting…

Pre-Order Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste - Over 25 Experiments from Steve Spangler

If you loved Steve Spangler's Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes, then get ready for Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste. This second volume of 25 new and extraordinary experiments will bring out the mad scientist in everyone. With beautiful photographs,…
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The Methane Mamba and Fire Bubbles

This demonstration is for educational purposes only. Do not try this at home. Methane is one of only 13 gases that are lighter than air. Pump a little methane into soapy water, add a little fire and watch it do its dance. With the help…
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Science in the Rockies Day 2

We are settling into our routine and getting to know the amazing teachers from across the country and world who have traveled to Denver to learn how to bring more science into their classrooms. Day 1 of Science in the Rockies was too fun. …
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Methane Mamba Tower of Bubbles

Do not try this experiment at home. This experiment is done by firefighters to demonstrate the movement of flammable gases that are lighter than air. There are 13 gases that are lighter than air and rise. The rest of the gases sit low or…
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Back to the Ellen Show - Fire Ball, Toilet Paper and a Bed of Nails

We're back from another taping at the Ellen DeGeneres Show and we had a blast. I use the pronoun "we" because this taping required a team of people to orchestrate the final stunt... the Bed of Nails. This segment featured the Methane Bubble…
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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…