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Steve Ignites a Passion for Science at Utah Early Childhood Conference

Recently, Steve Spangler was the keynote speaker at the Utah Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Salt Lake City. He brought his exciting collection of flaming wallets, Smoke Rings and Wind Bags to an audience of…

Staff Spotlight on Randy in Production

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A:  I am a Denver boy who's tried his hand on the east coast, west coast, Japan and Texas and have found no greater place to be than Denver.  I have a band called Total Ghost that I spend a lot of…
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Spangler Uses Cool Science Demos at NAEYC Conference to Share His Passion for Teaching Science

Contributed by Guest Blogger, Nancy Leemer I remember coming to the NAEYC Conference years ago and watching Steve Spangler present his hands-on science activities to a room of 50 or so early childhood educators, but those days are long gone.…

I Survived the Bed of Nails T-Shirt

Over 750 people experienced the Bed of Nails demo at our booth at NAEYC this year... and some of the really excited people took home the t-shirt. Do you think the holes in the back are too much? No way... especially if you have a specially…
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Experiment Revealed - Bed of Nails

Have you guessed what our surprise experiment might be yet? Let me give you one more clue... it just arrived at NAEYC - forklift and all - and it has 4,500 sharp nails, all staring up at us, waiting for the first victim... um, guest of the day.…

Who Needs Hands-on Science When You Can Have Bodies on Science

We're calling it a full body on science experience with our Bed of Nails demo at the NAEYC annual conference in Washington D.C. Teachers from all over the country (actually the world) come to NAEYC to learn the latest strategies and methods…
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The NAEYC 2009 Surprise - Science Experiment Requires a Forklift

So, what's in store for this year at the NAEYC annual conference? We have a science surprise for everyone who stops by our booth (#323). While I can't let the cat out of the bag right now, I can give you a few hints. It's totally hands-on…
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Intern Gets a Little Wet While Launching 700 Mentos Diet Coke Geysers at NAEYC 2008

It's tough to really demonstrate the Mentos Geyser Tube in an exhibit hall filled with teahcers... until we created the Mentos Geyser Chamber. It's a plastic box that measures 4 feet square and 7 feet tall. It's the perfect enclosure to launch…
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Having a Blast at the NAEYC 2008 Conference

If you attended the annual NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conference last week in Dallas, Texas, it wasn't hard to find the Steve Spangler Science booth. All you had to do was listen for the shouts of surprise…
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Mentos Boy in a Box - New Twist on Mentos Geyser Tube

If you've followed us over the years, you know that NAEYC (the National Association for the Education of Young Children) is the first teacher conference where we introduced the famous Mentos Geyser Experiment. In 2006, we launched 700 geysers…