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SNOW VOLCANO

 

Today we are going to make a snow volcano! We are going to pile up a heap of snow around a small glass jar or plastic cup,, add the ingredients for the baking soda and vinegar reaction and stand back to watch the snow volcano erupt!

WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE A SNOW VOLCANO ERUPTION

 

2 spoonfuls of baking soda (bicarbonate of soda)

1 spoonful washing up liquid 

a few drops of red food colouring

30 ml vinegar

Snow

Small container (e.g. glass jar or plastic cup) 

 

Method 

 

1. Add everything except the vinegar to the container.

 

2. Carefully shape a volcano shape around the container using snow.

 

3. Stand back, get ready……add the vinegar and watch the eruption!

 

 

Top Tip

If it doesn’t work so well, add a bit more washing up liquid and vinegar and give it a good stir.

How to Make a Snow Volcano

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