What causes a volcano to erupt science fair project?

October 14, 2019 Off By idswater

What causes a volcano to erupt science fair project?

A chemical reaction between vinegar and baking soda creates a gas called carbon dioxide. The gas gets very excited and tries to spread out. There is not enough room in the bottle for the gas to spread out so it leaves through the opening very quickly, causing an eruption!

How do you make a volcano erupt in a school project?

Making the Volcano Erupt Take one square of toilet paper and put 1 tbsp. baking soda in the middle of it. Roll it up and twist the ends to enclose the baking soda. When you are ready to present the project, drop the baking soda packet into the volcano, and watch it erupt.

What is a good question for a volcano science project?

The question can be as simple as “Why does the eruption come out the top of the volcano?”

How can we make the biggest volcano erupt?

To make a big eruption, use a small plastic bottle (the size 20-oz soft drinks come in works well). Fill the bottle halfway (1 to 1.5 cups) of vinegar. To start the eruption, drop a baking soda ‘bomb’ into the bottle—wrap one tablespoon of baking soda into a small piece of tissue paper, tying the ends with string.

What are the materials for a volcano project?

Volcano Science Project Materials

  • 6 cups flour.
  • 2 cups salt.
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil.
  • warm water.
  • plastic soda bottle.
  • dishwashing detergent.
  • food coloring.
  • vinegar.

Why do volcanoes erupt for kids?

The rock inside the planet we live on can melt to form molten rock called magma. This magma is lighter than the rocks around it and so it rises upwards. Where the magma eventually reaches the surface we get an eruption and volcanoes form.

Where is the most active volcano?

Hawaii
Kilauea volcano on Hawaii is the world’s most active volcano, followed by Etna in Italy and Piton de la Fournaise on La Réunion island.