Thursday, August 27, 2009

Project Fun Friday - Volcano

Volcano!!

Wet sand or dirt, enough to build a volcano
A small 2" cup, to hold the liquid lava
2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 cup Vinegar
3 -5 drops Food Coloring




Take semi-wet sand and build a volcano on top of a covered table
or water table building into the shape of a volcano.

A small plastic “salad dressing” type cup placed in the top of the
mouth of the volcano.

In a small cup mix the food coloring and vinegar together.
Set aside. Place the baking soda in the cup on top of the volcano.
Pour the vinegar mix into the backing soda cup and watch the
volcano explode!



Optional volcano versions:
Paper Mache'
Glue, starch and newspaper
Flour Based
Flour, salt, oil, and water

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