Make a Homemade Volcano
Kids love to make a homemade volcano and they'll want to do it
over and over again.
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Make volcano out of
dough and let dry overnight or bake according to the
directions. You can find a recipe
for playdough or clay dough.
Place 2 teaspoons of baking soda in the bottom of the volcano.
Predict what you think will happen before you add vinegar.
Pour 2 teaspoons vinegar in the volcano.
Homemade Volcano Video
The mixture of the baking soda and vinegar forms a gas that raises
up and out of the volcano.
We use baking soda in cooking, such as baking cakes and cookies. The
baking soda makes baked goods rise because the bubbles burst
in the heat.
You don't need to make a volcano to do this experiment, it just
makes it more fun. You can just use a glass placed in a bowl as
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Coca Cola Volcano
What you will need:
2 L bottle of Coke
1 pack of Mentos
Warning: Please do this experiment outdoors because it may make
Open your 2L bottle of Coke without spilling. Add the whole pack
of Mentos inside the Coke. Watch as it makes a Volcano of
Coke!!! Loads of fun for the whole Family.
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