DENVER – Best-selling author, television host and Emmy award-winning science communicator Steve Spangler will take stage at the USA Science & Engineering Festival to share a few of his favorite science experiments from his popular YouTube channel called SICK Science and his regular appearances on the Ellen Show.
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We’re excited to announce the Steve Spangler Science Egg Drop Contest on April 28th at Weather & Science Day. It’s the ultimate STEM challenge in front of 10,000 science enthusiasts at Weather & Science Day at Coors Field, hosted by the Colorado Rockies, 9NEWS, Colorado State University and Steve Spangler Science.
Television can be a strange world, especially when you’re a science teacher who is hired to present a weekly science segment at Denver’s #1 television station. Did I mention that I had no formal television training? I’m not exactly sure why Mark Koebrich took me under his wing on my first day, but I’ll be forever grateful that he did. From day one, Mark taught me words to live by… make it big, do it right, give it class. As Mark wraps up his career in television, I wanted to take a quick look back on the many ways Mark taught me everything I know about being on television.
A reporter from the Smithsonian Magazine contacted me several months ago wanting to talk the influential role Mr. Wizard played in shaping and molding my career as a professional science communicator today. Don Herbert paved the way for many of us who find great joy in communicating the wonders of science to public audiences whether it’s at our local museum, a science festival or even a television talkshow.
Bullying makes the news almost every week. It exists in schools, sports fields, playground and online. We’ve also recently learned bullying is also present in professional organizations like the NFL. Children who are bullied tend to withdraw and suffer emotional scars. In extreme cases, some become so desperate, they take their own lives. Steve sat […]
In his 15th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, Steve Spangler brought a few of his science tricks to the talk show. Steve made yet another colossal mess on Ellen’s set as he rigged 60 leaf blowers with 60 toilet paper rolls to launch at the same time. When Ellen pushed the button, the […]
Steve Spangler visited the set of The Doctors Science Lab this week to share lessons on the science behind some health discomforts… With Steve as their lab instructor, The Doctors donned their lab coats and went to work. They used Red Cabbage Indicator, Milk of Magnesia, giant flasks and a few ‘glubs’ of vinegar to […]
Our focus at Steve Spangler Science is teaching hands-on science – don’t read just about it in a text book, touch it, see it and live it. That’s where discoveries are made and real learning begins. Some are challenging that focus on teaching science and pushing for more of a foundation in content before going […]
By Blog Editor Susan Wells As the back to school season starts, what types of feelings are stirred up? For me, it was always a mixture of excitement and joy over new clothes and school supplies and a knot in my stomach knowing I was headed into a new class with a new teacher. There […]
Love it or hate it, if you live in the 45 states that have adopted it, Common Core is coming to a classroom near you by 2014. Common Core State Standards are a state-led effort by state governors and leaders. They were written by educators and standards experts. They give teachers, parents and students a […]
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