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\n<\/p><\/div>"}, How to Make a Volcano out of Mentos and Soda, http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/videos/diet-coke-and-mentos-minimyth/, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed084p1120, http://www.nypl.org/blog/2015/10/20/diy-papermache-elephant, http://sciencenotes.org/5-ways-to-make-a-volcano/, http://www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/activities/make-paper-mache-glue, http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-coke-mentos/, http://scitation.aip.org/content/aapt/journal/ajp/76/6/10.1119/1.2888546, http://www.education.com/science-fair/article/mentos-and-soda/, consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Alternately, you can drop Mentos candies into a 2-liter bottle of cola. Place the second bottle in a place where it can reach room temperature overnight. You will also need tape, glue and a pair of scissors to secure the construction paper around the bottle. Buy some cardboard. This pack contains details of the mentos and coke experiment and also includes step-by-step instructions and a prompt card to promote discussion and further exploration amongst your kindergarten children. You can buy a device to help you do this, but an easy solution is to roll a piece of paper or thin cardboard into a tube. QUESTION: Does the number of Mentos affect the height of the explosion when added to Diet Coke? Many volcanoes have ridges, so you can draw some of these in black or green, so they stand out against the brown shade of the paper. ...and contemporary fruits Potatoes This goes properly with anything at all and they flavor fantastic far too! But a 2L bottle is the standard size used in these experiments and the geyser will last longer than in a smaller bottle. MATERIALS: roll of mint Mentos (type of candy) clear 2-liter bottle of Coke (diet works better) PROCESS: Go outside to an area where you have a lot of room. Put a card under the roll and on top of the bottle top, so you can pull the card and the candies will just drop in at once. Invert the test tube. Place one bottle of Diet Coke in the refrigerator and let it sit overnight. Shape the paper so it has a narrow, circular opening around the mouth of the bottle and a wide, circular opening at the bottom. If you are using a surface like a tray or cutting board, be careful not to draw anything permanent on the surface that could damage it. If you add paper mache to the construction paper, you will need to reinforce it with a sturdier material, like cardboard or poster paper. what will happen if you make a volcano of 1000 mentos and pour cola inside it? Have fun. Apply one layer (or 10-15 strips) onto the cone. Mentos … You can substitute another candy for the Mentos, such as M&Ms or Skittles, but ideally, you want candies that stack into a neat column with minimal space between them, have a chalky consistency, and barely fit through the mouth of a 2-liter bottle.

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