Mentos Geyser Experiment | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

It’s been called the “vinegar and baking soda” reaction for a new generation. While science teachers have been dropping candies and mints into 2-liter bottles of soda for years in an effort to release all of the dissolved carbon dioxide, the Mentos and Diet Coke reaction became world famous in 2005. Continue reading

Diluting Acids

Diluting acids to prepare a solution of a required concentration requires skill, training and common sense.  This Flinn Scientific video offers good, practical advice on how to prepare dilute acid solutions.  A safer alternative to working with concentrated acids is to purchase  prepared dilute solutions. Always check the MSDS and your Board protocols before working with chemicals.