“Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.” ~John Dewey
Vinegar + Baking Soda + Food Coloring = Hot Lava
jenny @ let the children play
November 13th, 2010 at 02:51
Thank you for sharing this – I love the way it gives all the children a chance to participate in the whole experience of experimenting, observing, recording. I’m definately going to try this with the kids at preschool.
November 21st, 2010 at 17:59
We’ve never done the experiment like this before, adding the vinegar a tiny bit at a time. I can’t wait to try it.
December 1st, 2010 at 01:25
What a great experiment, I can’t wait to give it a go with my class! Thank you for sharing the idea, photos, and their comments.
January 2nd, 2011 at 04:20
This is such a simple and great way to let preschoolers carry out this experiment over and over. Just the type of hands-on experience they need! I love it.
March 28th, 2011 at 09:29
Love the giant mass of baking soda. We’ll try it at Seedlings soon!
Lately we do this in the sand on the playground. Dig holes with a friend and run back and forth with the supplies. Cutting the vinegar with water (even half and half) still works well.
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