About Bob

“Science Bob” Pflugfelder is a science teacher, author, maker, and presenter that knows how to share the world of science like never before. He is a regular guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Live With Kelly & Michael, and The Dr. Oz Show, and he has also had several Guest Star appearances on Nickelodeon’s Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn. His experiments have been featured in magazines including People, Popular Science, Disney’s Family Fun, and WIRED magazine.

Bob continues his work through presentations at events around the world including the USA Science & Engineering Festival, the World Science Festival,  The White House Science Fair, and Maker Faire events in the US, Rome, and Singapore.

Most importantly, Bob encourages parents and teachers to practice Random Acts of Science by providing instructions and videos for interactive science experiments on his web site.



Bob has also coauthored a very popular series of science adventure books for kids . The books are about the adventures of two bright twelve year old siblings (Nick and Tesla) who unravel mysteries while building useful and fun gadgets. Each book contains all the instructions for building the gadgets that are used in the story!

(click on books for more info.)

Bob has also worked on movie and TV sets teaching science to young actors. He continues to teach science outside of Boston as he develops experiments and videos to share with his website visitors and the world!

Haley Joel Osment dissecting chicken bones

Rico Rodriguez exploring polymers on the set of “Modern “Family

Erik Per Sullivan of “Malcolm In The Middle” learns about mixtures and solutions