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Sugar Water Density Towers - Escape the Heat and Experiment in the Kitchen

By Blog Editor Susan Wells For this week's Sick Science! Summer Camp we experimented with density using sugar and water. Usually around this time of the summer we are looking for indoor activities to do on a rainy summer day. This summer has…
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Bubble Bubble on the Wall, Who's the Squarest of Them All?

Bubbles! Bubbles! Bubbles! My bubbles! It's one of the most memorable scenes from Finding Nemo. We also love bubbles at Steve Spangler Science. The science of bubbles is as fascinating as bubbles are engaging. First, start with a good bubble…

Staff Spotlight on Our Beloved Mae (and Steve's Mother-in-Law)

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: I am a wife of 46 years, mother of three, and grandmother of eight.  And . . . I happen to be Steve’s mother-in-law so there are lots of stories I can tell you about him!!  I can still very…

Mind Control or Cartesian Diver?

Is it mind control or just a clever science trick? It's a classic science experiment using an eye-dropper, a soda bottle filled with water, and some great showmanship. Explore the science and physics of Cartesian divers while amazing your friends…