Jumping Raisins Experiment

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Here are two jumping raisins science experiments your kids will have fun doing, predicting and watching what happens.

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Kids Science Experiments

  1. Pour sparkling water or soda drink in a glass or small container.
    sparkling apple juice
    We used sparkling apple juice.

  2. Place raisins in the glass and predict what you think will happen.
    raisins in sparkling juice
    The gas bubbles cling to the raisins.
The bubbles will bring them to the top. Once bubbles burst do the raisins float or sink?

Dancing Raisins

  • Glass jar
  • handful of raisins
  • 4 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking soda
Fill jar about 3/4 full of water. Add vinegar and stir. Drop raisins in water mixture. Predict what will happen when you add baking soda.

See the Experiment Video

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