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By: Steve Spangler  09-12-2011
Keywords: science, Ship Books, Kitchen Science,

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October 21, 2011

Please RSVP below in the comments then join the conversation on Tuesday for your chance to win an autographed copy.

We will discuss Halloween science, kitchen science and extracurricular science with our panelists , , , , , . Follow our hashtags #firebubbles and #SSSci and use our .

**We unfortunately are unable to ship books to addresses outside of the 48 contiguous United States due to high shipping costs. We love all of our Hawaiian, Alaskan, Canadian and international customers. We apologize, but if you are outside of the 48 states and win a book, we will happily send you a book if you cover shipping charges.

If you thought Steve Spangler’s book Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes pushed the limits of your inner mad scientist, this second volume of 25 new, extraordinary home experiments is guaranteed to knock your socks off! Seriously… your socks are going to

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May 18, 2011

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May 10, 2011

The event will now be held before the 1:10 p.m. game on May 17th against the San Francisco Giants.

For those with tickets, your options are:

1.       Keep your tickets and attend the May 11 game.

2.       Exchange your tickets for the rescheduled Weather & Science Day on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. You must return ALL of your May 11 tickets to the Rockies Group Tickets office via mail or drop-off.

3.       Exchange your tickets for another game, May 24-26 or June 13-15. You must return ALL of your May 11 tickets to the Rockies Group Tickets office via mail or drop off.

Cross your fingers for a better weather day and we will see you next week.

April 4, 2011

NASA is looking for high school students across the country who want to participate in their INSPIRE program – Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience.

The year-round program is for students entering 9th through 12th grade for the 2011/2012 school year in good academic standing and an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM, education and careers. Students accepted into the program are given -

“…the opportunity to interact with their peers, NASA experts, and education specialists twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Members of the OLC Discover new knowledge while exploring their interests through unique activities and challenges; Connect with subject matters experts through weekly chats and blogs, as well as their peers on an exclusive discussion board; and Equip themselves through access to resources designed to help students prepare for their future as well as information about other NASA competitions/opportunities. Even parents/guardians have a unique opportunity when their student is accepted into the INSPIRE project by providing them with resources designed to help champion their child’s education and career goals.”

Students will also be able to compete for special experiences during the 2012 summer at NASA facilities and participating

March 7, 2011
Contributed by Susan Wells, Blog Editor

To purchase school group tickets, call Cathy Taylor with Group Sales at 303-312-2212.

Registration Information

May 11, 2011 – Coors Field

9:30 AM                        Gates Open
10:30 – 11:20 AM       Weather & Science Wonders
1:10 PM                        Rockies vs. New York Mets

Admission is $10 for upper level tickets and $16 for lower and mid-level tickets. The stage will be located on the 1st baseline, so everyone will have a great seat. Schools also get to take advantage of free bus parking.

For more details or to request an order form, please contact Cathy Taylor at (303) 312-2212  In the event of bad weather, a make-up date

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The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Kitchen Science, science, Ship Books,

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