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Steve is Headed Back to The Ellen DeGeneres Show

We are all excited to see Steve Spangler make his 13th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week. He will be a guest on the Wednesday, February 29th Leap Day show. Steve has been working tirelessly the past few weeks to put together…

Fire Tornadoes

When you picture a tornado, most of us imagine a whirling column of air poking down from the clouds. Air tornadoes are created when warm air on the ground rises, and cool air comes in from above at a perpendicular angle.  The hot air mixing…
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Pilots for Kids - Northwest and Delta Pilots Share Cool Science Demonstrations

Every week our customer service team shares cool stories that our customers share over the phone or through e-mail. Zarah Brown (@ZarahwithaZ) shared a story from the wife of a Northwest/Delta Airlines pilot who participates in a program called…

Hands-on Science Boot Camp Tour Wraps Up in Houston

Houston teachers and science trainers came out in force as we wrapped up our 2008 Hands-on Science Boot Camp tour. It's not the first time that weather preempted a teacher training, but the severity of hurricane Ike impressed upon us the impact…
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Doc Gizmo Shares Science with a Message at the Colorado Science Convention

It was easy to spot Doc Gizmo as you wandered through the exhibit hall at the Colorado Science Convention. He was the only person dressed in a tie-dyed lab coat with multi-colored socks and a smile that beamed from ear to ear. Even before…
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How to be an amazing teacher by taking the lid off the box

How to be amazing teacher? Try this! Get organized. The hardest thing is to take all the ideas we learn at conferences, workshops and seminars and put them to use. Don't put science demonstrations in a closed box - because they will stay there.…