Introduction: How to Make a Sparkly Explosion Volcano

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Have you ever seen a volcano erupt glitter?? Well now you can! This experiment is simple and involves the classic combination of vinegar and baking soda to make a volcanic eruption. The only addition to this experiment is glitter to make it shine! Let's get started to see what baking soda and vinegar can do!

Step 1: Gather Materials

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-food coloring(red food coloring)

-baking soda



Step 2: Step 1

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pour in 3 tablespoons of baking soda

Step 3: Add Coloring

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add 7 drops of food coloring

Step 4: Add Glitter

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add 1 tablespoon of glitter

Step 5: Finally

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pour the vinegar to make the chemical reaction!!

Step 6: Conclusion

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I hope you enjoyed making your explosion glitter! Next time add more glitter and baking soda for a more dramatic finish. We conducted this experiment several times, all students got to participate. We also used a smaller cup to make a more dramatic volcano. Let us know if you make it, have a great day!


Neon Cupcake (author)2016-11-18

I will add it to my favorites to. Can't wait to do it in Science class.:)

liliamazing (author)Neon Cupcake2016-11-18

me either sady

liliamazing (author)2016-11-18


liliamazing (author)2016-11-18

looks very fun i added it to my favorites

liliamazing (author)2016-11-18

hey sady

Neon Cupcake (author)2016-11-14


Neon Cupcake (author)2016-11-14

Hi Alia

liliamazing (author)Neon Cupcake2016-11-14


liliamazing (author)2016-11-14

this is sooo awesome

Neon Cupcake (author)2016-11-14

This looks fun cant wait to try it.

liliamazing (author)Neon Cupcake2016-11-14

me neither looks fun bestie

bestfriends2458 (author)2015-02-14

I did step 5, Hi miss Shilden

amberrayh (author)2015-02-10

This looks like fun. Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for the nice comment! :)

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