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Volcano Experiment

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

The recipe for this classic childhood science experiment calls for baking soda, vinegar, and sand.


Materials

  • Dirt or wet sand
  • Small shovel or spoon
  • Two teaspoons baking soda
  • White vinegar

Directions

  1. Build a mound of dirt ten inches high.
  2. Dig a deep hole in the middle of the mound with a small shovel.
  3. Put two teaspoons of baking soda in the hole.
  4. Then slowly pour in vinegar and watch your volcano erupt!
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<I>The Children's Busy Book</i> Copyright © 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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