Introduction: Lava Lamp
In this instructable i will be guiding you how to make your very own Lava Lamp.
This is just like a lava lamp . . . without the lamp!.
The bubbling effect and the turbulence produced resembles a Lava spewing out of the volcano is due to the
CO2(Carbon dioxide) gas produced due to the reaction between CH3COOH(Vinegar) and Baking Soda(NaHCO3) which is trying to escape into the atmosphere.
Lets get started
Step 1: Materials Required
>10 ml Vinegar
>75 ml Vegetable Oil
>4 tablespoon Baking Soda
>Funnel(you can make out of paper or plastic sheet)
>Bowl x 2
Step 2: Start With Vinegar
Pour about 10 ml of Vinegar into a bowl.
Step 3: Make It Colored
Add a small pinch of Food Color to Vinegar.
I have chosen orange color to give my Lamp a Lava like effect.
Step 4: Add Baking Soda
Make a funnel using paper and add roughly around 4 tablespoon of Baking Soda into the container.
Step 5: Add Vegetable Oil
Prepare a funnel with any plastic sheet.
Now pour 75 ml of Vegetable oil into the plastic container .
Step 6: Initiate the Reaction...
Using a syringe pour the colored Vinegar drop by drop into the plastic container containing Vegetable Oil and Baking Soda.
Step 7: Lava Lamp in Action
Hope you liked this experiment .
Feel free to ask your queries in the comment section below.