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Halloween Slime Sweepstakes

Halloween is Steve's favorite time of year and he believes it's not the same without a little ooey, gooey, spooky fun! To make your Halloween super slimey, Steve is giving away 20 - 32 oz Slime Kits beginning Oct 1 through Oct 23,…

Move Over 'Selfie' - Merriam-Webster Dictionary Names 'Science' the Word of the Year

Move over 'selfie,' there's a new word of the year in town. The selfie is one of the most popular activities ever, and Merriam-Webster, America's leading dictionary publisher, agrees.  "Selfie" is one of Merriam-Webster's Top 10 Word of…

Creating Unforgettable Learning Experiences

By April Oaks Growing up, I did not like science.  It was by far my least favorite subject.  I didn’t understand it and it certainly wasn’t fun.  With exception to an amazing physics teacher in high school, I never had any other teachers…
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YouTube for Schools Partners with Steve Spangler Science to Give Teachers Access to Amazing Videos

We are excited to announce our new partnership with YouTube EDU and the YouTube for Schools project. Students and educators now have access to our entire library of science experiment videos in the classroom. No more work arounds or third-party…

Zoomy Digital Microscope - 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We have reached Day #7 in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today's spotlight science toy is Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope. Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science…
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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.…

The Science of Figure Skating at the Olympics

Every four years, the stakes get higher for figure skaters at the Olympics as they try to increase rotation in the air with their triple axels and quadruple toe loops. Figure skating is one of the most demanding sports at the Olympics. It…
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Teachers Make Math & Science Night Memorable

Delia Zepeda, a teacher at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School in Coconut Grove, Florida made science fun at the school’s Family Math, Science and Technology Night in January. The school celebrated its third year of getting kindergarten…

Carnival of Education: It's So Much Better When You Can TOUCH Things!

We are honored to periodically host the Carnival of Education. Hats off to our good friend Jane Goodwin for all of her work on the latest Carnival. - editor Welcome to the Carnival of Education, hosted right here at Steve Spangler Science!…

Upside-Down Tomatoes a Big Hit in Indiana

We love it when people read our blog, try the cool and funky things we suggest, have tons of fun doing it, and SUCCEED! Mamacita of Scheiss Weekly tried our Upside-Down Tomatoes and so far, it's been a BIG HIT out there in southern Indiana. We…