Erupting volcano experiment
Make an erupting volcano using sodium bicarbonate and vinegar
In this experiment learners will make an erupting model of a volcano from sodium bicarbonate and vinegar. They will make a card model of a volcano and mix the bicarbonate and vinegar to see the effects of the reaction.
- Small plastic soft drink or water bottles (ideally 200 ml)
- Sticky tape
- A3 thin card
- Paint and brushes
- Coloured pencils
For volcano lava:
- Food colouring
- Washing-up liquid
- Sodium bicarbonate
- If available, jugs and funnels
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