Valentines Day Science Fun – Cool Science Experiments

Check out this and other cool science experiments at Sometimes two people just have a certain “chemistry” in their relationship… what better time to explore the chemistry behind love than for Valentine’s Day? Okay, so Steve Spangler doesn’t really have a special formula for the science of relationships, but he does have some fun experiments to help celebrate the holiday and even a little love potion!

About Steve Spangler Science…

Steve Spangler is a celebrity teacher, science toy designer, speaker, author and an Emmy award-winning television personality. Spangler is probably best known for his Mentos and Diet Coke geyser experiment that went viral in 2005 and prompted more than 1,000 related YouTube videos. Spangler is the founder of, a Denver-based company specializing in the creation of science toys, classroom science demonstrations, teacher resources and home for Spangler’s popular science experiment archive and video collection. Spangler is a frequent guest on the Ellen DeGeneres Show where he takes classroom science experiments to the extreme. Check out his pool filled with 2,500 boxes of cornstarch!

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Additional Information:

On the education side, Spangler started his career as a science teacher in the Cherry Creek School district for 12 years. Today, Steve travels extensively training teachers in ways to make learning more engaging and fun. His hands-on science boot camps and summer institutes for teachers inspire and teach teachers how to prepare a new generation for an ever-changing work force. Over the last 15 years, he has also made more than 500 television appearances as an authority on hands-on science and inquiry-based learning.

On the business side, Spangler is the founder and CEO of Steve Spangler Science, a Denver-based company specializing in the creation of educational toys and kits and hands-on science training services for teachers. The companys unique business strategies and viral creations have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Wired and TIME Magazine where online readers voted Steve Spangler #18 in the Top 100 Most Influential People of the Year for 2006 (what were they thinking?). You’ll find more than 140 Spangler created products available online at and distributed to toy stores and mass-market retailers worldwide.

Spangler joined NBC affiliate 9News in 2001 as the science education specialist. His weekly experiments and science segments are designed to teach viewers creative ways to make learning fun. His now famous Mentos Geyser experiment, turning 2-liter bottles of soda into erupting fountains, became an Internet sensation in September 2005 when thousands of people started posting their own Mentos explosions on

As founder of, Spangler and his design team have developed more than 140 educational toys and science-related products featured by mass-market retailers like Target, Wal-Mart, Toys R’ Us, Discovery Channel Stores and over 1,400 independent specialty toy stores. His educational science catalog and on-line business offers more than a thousand science toys and unique learning resources. Recently, Spangler has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, WIRED, the History Channel, Food Network and TIME Magazine where on-line readers voted Steve Spangler #18 in the Top 100 Most Influential People of the Year for 2006.

His recent appearances on the Ellen DeGeneres Show have taught viewers how to blow up their food, shock their friends, create mountains of foam, play on a bed of nails, vanish in a cloud of smoke and how to turn 2,500 boxes of cornstarch and a garden hose into a swimming pool of fun.



24 responses to “Valentines Day Science Fun – Cool Science Experiments”

  1. Loq Avatar


  2. ProtectorsGameGuide Avatar

    Look at the guy on the left at 1:21.

    "Well screw this thing, I want his!"

  3. John Danesky Avatar

    lol the meds for my back are working realllly
    good haha

  4. ivan Avatar

    hehehehe water bongs

  5. hailandabby Avatar

    U talk too fast

  6. Nick ODonnell Avatar

    Steve, Y U NO LET ME SLEEP??

  7. ApertureGeneticist Avatar

    Ha! I remember making this in high school chemistry. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. David Trujillo Avatar

    0:04 "let me Finna show you how this works"?

  9. David Trujillo Avatar

    0:04 intro "Let me Finna show you how it works"?

  10. candybear012 Avatar

    every time i touch i get the feeling

  11. Wall E Avatar

    where can I buy one? I got an idea to do with it. (i dont trust internet shopping)

  12. WrestlingKids Avatar

    Just say the ball is a love test lol

  13. TheSoldiergirl14 Avatar

    haha lol 0:20 so funny listen very carefully lol

  14. Arctic IceFox Avatar

    did this in 5th grade

  15. SuperBamaslim Avatar

    I looked on the site but I cant find the 'Hot or not' things. Could someone give me a link??? please respond!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Amber Aber Avatar

    where can i get those bubbling color crazy straw things?

  17. Nick Rede Avatar

    @JenLynnLab I always thought it was chloroform haha jk.

  18. MCV14 Avatar

    i have cold hands :/ well cold body lol

  19. TheEXTRAtesco Avatar

    what if you held both sides? would it explode……..

  20. Daniella Lemus-garcia Avatar

    i remember doing this in fourth grade! we had 21 kids all around holding hands(i was holding hands with my crush!)and i let go one of my hands and it completely stopped. totally amazing!

  21. Joe Monaco Avatar

    how do you figure this stuff out man?????

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