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Top 10 Science Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Are you looking for some creative, educational and unique things to stick in their stockings this year? Did you know science comes in all shapes and sizes? Do what Santa does...give the gift of science. Our top stocking stuffers are tiny…

Learn the Water Cycle Through an Interactive Game

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Recently at a Girl Scout overnight, the girls worked on earning a badge while playing a game about the Water Cycle. It's hands-on, interactive and a great way to teach about water molecules and their journeys. The…

Squishy, Squeezy, Messy, Color Mixing Kitchen Science

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Some of our most popular kitchen science experiments at Steve Spangler Science involve color mixing and oil and water blobs in Lava Lamps. We came across this fun twist that involves color mixing and oil and water…

Sick Science! Summer Camp - Puffy Paint and the Science of Rising Flour

By Blog Editor Susan Wells This week, our Sick Science! Summer Camp experiment involves a little kitchen science with the science behind self-rising flour. Our activity was a simple one - mix a little self-rising flour, salt, food coloring…

Five Ways to Inspire a Child's Inner Scientist

By Kristin Fitch of Ziggity Zoom Kids are experts at asking questions.  A typical 3 year old will ask why non-stop.  Why does that work like that?  Why is that man so tall?  Why do I have to do it?  The questions and their inquisitive…
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Grow Your Own Magic Newspaper Christmas Tree

Do you prefer a real tree or a fake tree for Christmas? Or do you just go with a recycled newspaper tree instead? To make this incredibly tall and thin unique tree, take eight pages out of the newspaper and tape them end to end. Roll them…

Big Bag of Science - 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We have reached Day #8 in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today's spotlight science toy is Big Bag of Science. Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits…
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12 Days of Wonder - 12 Days of Deep Savings & Cool Toys

By Blog Editor Susan Wells If you are like me, your inbox is packed full of deals and offers to entice and kick off the holiday online shopping season. I'm a little overwhelmed and I actually shopped over the weekend to almost complete my list. If…
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Steve Makes His 12th Appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Steve makes his 12th appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show as Ellen's Science Guy. The show airs today, so check local listings for exact times (it airs at 3pm in Denver on Channel 9) or click the link below to watch a sneak preview of the…
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The Fear of Becoming Invisible - How Great Teachers Use Science Demos as Object Lessons

We salute and thank all of those great teachers out there who find engaging activities to get their students back in the seats and ready to learn for another school year. If you're a teacher, you know all too well the challenges we face keeping…