Tougher Science Requirements Do Not Guarantee Higher Science Knowledge

More Does Not Mean Better A new report from the Consortium on Chicago School Research shows the act of increasing graduation requirements in science for high school students does not necessarily help them grow their science knowledge. In 1997, the Chicago Public School District increased the science requirement to graduate from one year of science […]

Spangler Science Recognized by Colorado Broadcasters Association

The Colorado Broadcasters Association held their CBA Awards of Excellence dinner on Saturday night, and we’re honored to have received second place for Best Single Show with the Spangler Science at Coors Field entry. The thirty minute show was an edited version of the live Weather and Science Day that took place at Coors Field […]

Spangler Failed to Qualify for the Olympic Team – Revealing Video Tells Why

The Vancouver 2010 opening ceremonies are Friday night and to celebrate, the Morning Men of 9News tried out for Team USA. Okay, I’m a science geek, but I’ve always dreamed of being an Olympic athlete. To realize this dream, I joined my on-air co-workers at 9News – Gary Shapiro, Gregg Moss, Graeme Nistler and Rob Proctor – […]

SONIC Drive-In Presents Steve Spangler Science Wacky Pack Books

We are excited to announce our third partnership with SONIC Drive-In restaurants, SONIC Sliders 2.  Starting in November, the books are available at a SONIC Drive-In near you.  This time around, our Science Editor collaborated with SONIC to produce four, all-new Science Sliders as part of the SONIC Wacky Packs.  Each book shares a different […]

Reach Them to Teach Them 2009 – Motivating Teachers to Achieve Peak Performance

If you’ve ever taught a day in your life, you know that the job is both rewarding and exhausting. In an effort to keep our students inspired and motivated to want to learn, sometimes we forget to recharge our own teaching batteries. Amy Crawford is an amazing elementary teacher based out of Knoxville, Tennessee who […]