Their viral videos have earned two emmy nominations, won four webby awards, landed them on vh1s list of greatest internet superstars, and were voted govirals online game. Place one bottle of diet coke in the refrigerator and let it sit overnight. Diy diet coke and mentos eruption science experiments to do a home welcome to hooplakidzlab where science is fun. Place it on a flat area outside where it is ok to get wet with soda. The geyser tube will give you a perfect launch every time with time to stand back. Sep 19, 2016 when a mentos mint is dropped into a bottle of diet coke, the resulting explosion of fizziness is caused by a process called nucleation. So when you pop the top, the equilibrium within the bottle. Imagine eating mentos then drinking coke and that reaction happens. Mentos geyser experiment experiments steve spangler. Observe and explain the mentos and diet coke experiment. Jun 14, 2006 cool science experiments you can do with cocacola. Feb 20, 2012 how does the coke and mentos experiment relate to real life. Two scientistlooking men in white lab coats and eyeprotector goggles prove the diet coke and mentos myth true in this youtube video that. And will it happen if you put other stuff in soda pop.
Youll want to purchase three bottles of diet coke and two rolls of mentos. I saw it on tv and i bought mentos and a 2liter bottle of diet coke. You might think that there is some ingredient in a mentos candy that is causing a chemical reaction with the soda, like the way baking soda reacts with vinegar. Heres a pretty cool experiment you can do with a bottle of diet coke and a packet of mentos.
Theres some serious science behind why you just clicked. Mentos and cokecola free science experiments sublime science. In my opinion, diet coke and mentos has all the hallmarks of a great science experiment for teachers and students. An index card picture below the mentos and coke volcano experiment. Results qualitative chart the results is that we succeed. Diet coke mentos experiment archives steve spangler science. A diet coke and mentos eruption also known as a soda geyser is a reaction between the carbonated beverage diet coke and mentos mints that causes the beverage to spray out of its container. Jun 14, 2012 in the diet coke bottle the mentos candy provides a rough surface that allows the bonds between the carbon dioxide gas and water to break more easily, helping to create carbon dioxide bubbles. Mentos are heavy and sink quickly to the bottom of the bottle. The diet coke and mentos experiment shown in action in figure 1 below is all over the internet, but how does it work.
The coke and mentos mixture did not make any reactions or it might be a very slow chemical reaction. Compare the results of fruitflavored and mintflavored mentos. Very slowly and carefully, open a new bottle of colorless soda. Wubble bubble vs diet coke mentos experiment youtube. The purpose of our project is to test the mean amount of soda left in both regular coke and diet coke after placing two mentos inside. This is diet coke with mentos by john mahon on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Have you ever noticed that when you put a straw in soda pop, the straw gets a lot of bubbles on it. In our experiment, we will be using a 2sample mean ttest to test. Lets try it out for ourselves and see what we can do. Spangler is probably best known for his mentos and diet coke geyser experiment that went viral in 2005 and prompted more than 1,000. A diet coke and mentos eruption is a reaction between the carbonated beverage diet coke. Carbon dioxide is the chemical compound that consists of two oxygen atoms bonded to a carbon atom. Slowly and carefully open a new bottle of diet coke. For each class i have two 2 liter bottles of diet coke, 2 roles of mentos, a large, shallow plastic bin, a cart to place the bin on and a geyser tube available at several places including amazon.
How does the coke and mentos experiment relate to real life. Awesome experiments with blender, cocacola, and mentos. Mentos and diet coke explosion in slow motion duration. The candies catalyze the release of gas from the beverage, which creates an eruption that pushes most of the liquid up and out of the bottle. Tilt the cup and slowly pour the soda down the inside of the cup to make as few bubbles as possible. Mentos are very porous and when they meet with the diet. We tested the height of the geyser and the amount of soda left against diffrent brands of soda. Mar 29, 2010 when the four mint mentos are dropped into the soda, a giant stream of carbonated pop shoots out much like when you shake a bottle of soda and then open the lid, only with a lot more power. A twoliter bottle of diet soda diet soda makes for a much better reaction, but you can use regular soda if you like. This experiment will show how coke and diet coke react differently to mentos.
Diy diet coke and mentos eruption science experiments to. Diet coke and mentos are the classic youtube chemistry experiment. Irish people try krispy kreme donuts for the first time duration. Apr 11, 2017 wubble bubble vs diet coke mentos experiment. Dec 16, 2011 ever since our first video that went viral in 2005, people have been dropping mentos into diet coke and other sodas for fun and hopefully for a little science too. Python snake vs coca cola and mentos catch python snake from underground hole duration. A classic experiment in chemistry is combining a small candy called mentos with diet coke. Mentos geyser experiment experiments steve spangler science. Place the second bottle in a place where it can reach room temperature overnight.
Dec 21, 2006 the guys at have taken the whole diet coke and mentos phenomenon to a whole new extreme with the diet coke and mentos experiment video series. If youve ever tried doing the experiment, you know how difficult it can be to drop the mentos into the bottle before the reaction takes off and youre soaking wet. There are two safe ways to warm the other bottle of soda. What happens when you put diet coke and mentos inside a wubble. Youre going to set up three testswarm soda, room temperature soda, and cold soda. Today we are here with some of the coolest science experiments you and your little one can try at home.
Trying weird kitchen gadgets you never knew about duration. Diet coke and mentos has made it back to youtube thanks to power vision and the algorithm. The geyser tube is a loading tube for the now famous diet coke geyser powered by mentos. Adam and jamie explore the science behind the fabled diet coke and mentos phenomenon. Nov 05, 2019 diet coke and mentos has made it back to youtube thanks to power vision and the algorithm.
Filming multi camera shots, editing on final cut pro 7. Baking soda and diet coke vs diet coke and mentos experiment duration. It is easy to set up and conduct, it can be accomplished using simple and familiar materials, it produces a dramatic and unexpected result, and it relates to a large number of physical and chemical concepts. The result is a massive eruption of foam, shooting stories high into the air. The carbonation is whats supposed to trigger the reaction. The mythically lethal combination of diet coke and mentos basically results in an explosionsort of like matter and antimatteror dynomiteor rather more like old faithful.1201 826 527 639 1379 410 416 1181 1250 855 1133 684 171 35 947 859 1130 911 448 259 30 549 727 1527 89 59 821 620 918 1427 527 1386 1048 104