Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts: Edible Eruption

The latest Praxis ‘Science Smarts’ column in the Medicine Hat News.

Praxis Science Outreach Science Smarts Column

January 8, 2022

The latest Praxis ‘Science Smarts’ column in the Medicine Hat News (January 8). The article may be found in the Medicine Hat News at https://medicinehatnews.com/life/local-life/2022/01/07/science-smarts-edible-eruption/ or via PressReader at https://www.pressreader.com/article/281788517410844.

Edible Eruption

Patty Rooks

Often times, I get in trouble with the experiments I share. I admit they can get messy, so this week, we are going to take the experiment outside and get messy so there is less cleaning up in the kitchen!

This is a great “explosion” type experiment so roll up your sleeves and… let’s get messy/started!

Remember to ask an adult before doing this experiment.

Materials

  • Outside location
  • Snow
  • Shovel
  • Two glass bowls (one that will fit inside the other one)
  • Two containers of gelatin dessert
  • Water
  • Boiling water
  • Measuring cups
  • Diet cola type pop (soda)
  • Mentos™

Procedure

  • Dress warm in this weather in order to go outside. Grab a shovel and…

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Author: Lochsloidh - McFarlane

Retired science/biology teacher.

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