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It's Science in the Rockies Professional Development Week in Denver

We are hosting about 150 teachers from the United States and across the world at the Denver West Sheraton Hotel for Science in the Rockies. They are in Denver this week to learn how to squeeze science into their classroom and integrate it into…

2011 Hands-on Science Boot Camp Tour Coming to 6 Cities this Fall

Join Steve Spangler for an intensive one-day, boot camp training that is guaranteed to change the way you teach science forever. This fast-moving seminar is for pre-k and elementary teachers who need creative science integration strategies...…
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President Obama... Please Let Me Help You Make Science Cool

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters on Wednesday... and his comment about making science cool caught my attention. “I’m frustrated by stories about how we can’t find enough engineers and computer programmers.…

Anaheim Boot Camp Teachers Prove That Making Science Fun Starts With the Teacher!

I think our photographer, Shawn Campbell, put it best when he described what happened at our Hands-on Science Boot Camp™ in Anaheim last week... The moment these teachers arrived there was an energy in the room that turned the day into much…
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Science in the Rockies - It's a Wrap

Our final day of activities began with a television appearance on the local Denver NBC affiliate. We also used a barbie doll to demonstrate an electricity loop and found iron in our cereal. We also enjoyed a demonstration by the always entertaining…

Register for Science in the Rockies July 8-10, 2009 - Denver, Colorado

It's my favorite teacher training of the entire year - Science in the Rockies. It's a three-day workshop held in the foothills just outside of Denver. The dates for this year's workshop are July 8-10, 2009. The training typically attracts 150-200…

Junior League of Greater Princeton Hosts Teachers for Science Training

I just returned from New Jersey where I got a chance to once again work with a great organization that really supports teachers and science education. I first met the leaders from the Junior League of Greater Princeton (JLGP) in 2007 when I…

Registration Now Open - Hands-on Science Boot Camp Dates and Cities Set for 2009

Hats off to our workshop team for finalizing all of the cities and dates for our 2009 Hands-on Science Boot Camp tour. During this year's tour, teachers asked how we decided on the cities and the answer is simple... we just loaded a blow gun…

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…

Dallas Hands-on Science Boot Camp - Teachers Want to Create Science Experiences

Our workshop team always enjoys a trip to Dallas... especially when the workshop is at the Gaylord Texan. By now you'd think that the hotel would understand that velvet table cloths and brightly colored liquids probably are not a good mix. Nearly…