Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Using YouTube to Teach Science – Videos Inspire a New Generation of Scientists

It’s not unusual for our office to get a call or two a week from the media about the Mentos […]

Posted on July 6th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Electricty Travels Across Generations – Hands-on Science Show Visits Windsor, Colorado

Michael Buckley didn’t wake up in the morning expecting to touch 50,000 volts of electricity, but he did… and here’s […]

Posted on May 31st, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Jeff Francis and Steve Spangler Hit a Home Run at Coors Field… With a Potato

One of the highlights of Weather and Science Day was the look on Jeff Francis’ face – Colorado Rockies Pitcher […]

Posted on May 11th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Steve Spangler Science Sets New Guinness World Record at 9News Colorado Rockies Science Day

World’s Largest Physics Lesson We’re honored to get to say, “We did it!” With a final count of 5,401 people, […]

Posted on May 8th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Dangerous Chemical Found in Homes – Dihydrogen Monoxide

Every year thousands of people die from exposure to Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO). Widely unreported by the media and virtually ignored […]

Posted on April 1st, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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9News Weather & Science Day at Coors Field – It’s Not Your Normal Field Trip

The Colorado Rockies, 9News and Steve Spangler Science teamed up to launch the first Weather and Science Day at Coors […]

Posted on March 20th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Leprechaun Antics Lead to a Geek Dad Honor

Is geek status now cool? I guess it depends on who you ask. But Todd Bailey at WIRED seemed to […]

Posted on March 18th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Spangler Demonstrates Bed of Nails on Ellen DeGeneres

Huge thanks to the Arizona Science Center for allowing us to use their bed of nails demonstration on-air yesterday. The […]

Posted on March 9th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Back to the Ellen Show – Fire Ball, Toilet Paper and a Bed of Nails

We’re back from another taping at the Ellen DeGeneres Show and we had a blast. I use the pronoun “we” […]

Posted on March 7th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Want to Pull the Pin? Buyers Play with the Mentos Geyser Tube at New York Toy Fair

Just when you think that everyone in the world has seen the Mentos Geyser experiment, you run into a few […]

Posted on February 24th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Science Birthday Wish for Ellen DeGeneres

How do you wish Ellen DeGeneres a happy birthday… using a cool science demonstration? The producers from the Ellen DeGeneres […]

Posted on January 27th, 2009 by Steve Spangler

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Growing Bacteria Experiment Helps BJ and Howie from Alice 105.9 Search for “Things” in the Studio

BJ and Howie are familiar voices to morning listeners of Alice 105.9. Whenever their conversation veers off on a science […]

Posted on December 29th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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2008 EduBlog Awards – Winner for Best Educational Video

We just found out this week that we won the 2008 EduBlog award for Best Educational Video and it’s all […]

Posted on December 24th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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2008 EduBlog Awards – Nominated for Best Use of Video

We are honored to be nominated for the 2008 EduBlog Awards (Eddies as they’re called) in the category of Best […]

Posted on December 14th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Spangler’s Cornstarch Walk on Water Featured on Discovery’s Time Warp

Time Warp is one of Discovery’s newest shows and it’s definitely worth watching… even if you’re not a science geek. […]

Posted on November 17th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Mentos Boy in a Box – New Twist on Mentos Geyser Tube

If you’ve followed us over the years, you know that NAEYC (the National Association for the Education of Young Children) […]

Posted on November 6th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Dallas Fox 4 News Anchors Experiment with Insta-Snow and Reverse Helium (SF6)

The news anchors at Fox 4 News in Dallas wanted to see if I could find a few ways to […]

Posted on November 3rd, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Floating Potato Debate – Alice 105.9

Just got a call from Slacker and Steve at Alice 105.9 with this question… “Do potatoes float in water?” I’ll […]

Posted on October 23rd, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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4-H Hydrogel Experiment Travels Cross-Country

While I’ve been winding down from my media tour as the 4-H National Experiment Spokesperson, kids across the country have […]

Posted on October 14th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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4-H and Steve Spangler Science Team Up for National Youth Science Day

I’m excited to announce my partnership with the National 4-H Council to serve as their national spokesperson for the first-ever […]

Posted on September 9th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Science “Left Behind” in American Schools

You may have seen the recent commercials showing a child raising flags representing America’s standing in school ranking world-wide. I […]

Posted on August 21st, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Going Green and Plastic Free

The BBC UK called our offices yesterday to get permission to use the Inside the Soda Can experiment, that I’ve […]

Posted on August 15th, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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Science Chat on Irish Talk Radio

Sean Moncrieff is the host of the Afternoon Show on Newstalk 106-108 FM in Ireland. This nationally syndicated show features […]

Posted on July 1st, 2008 by Steve Spangler

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