PacSci DIY: Elephant Toothpaste
Want a tip for a party trick or try an experiment at home with your kids? Try this quick and easy science experiment, Elephant Toothpaste.
Here’s what you’ll need for the experiment:
- 16oz. soda or water bottle (clean)
- ½ c. 20 volume hydrogen peroxide
- 1 packet of dry yeast
- 3Tb of warm water
- Food coloring
- 1Tb of dishwashing soap
- A cup
- A funnel
- A pair of goggles
- A pair of gloves
Pour the Hydrogen Peroxide into the bottle, then add a few drops of the food coloring.
Add a tablespoon of liquid dish soap.
In a separate cup, mix the warm water and packet of yeast for 30 seconds.
Pour the yeast into the hydrogen peroxide and watch out!