Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

What You Need:
Baking soda
Vinegar
Plastic bottle
Balloon
Funnels (we used 2)

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

What To Do:
1. Using your funnel, pour vinegar into your bottle.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

You only need to fill about 1/3 of the bottle.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

2. Using another (dry) funnel to pour baking soda into your balloon.
Fill the balloon approx. 1/2 way.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

3. Cover the top of the bottle with your balloon.
Make sure you don't let the baking soda spill into the bottle prematurely.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

4. When ready, lift your balloon and let the baking soda fall into the vinegar.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

5. Watch as the mixture fizzes, bubbles & expands your balloon!

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

6. Discuss how the baking soda & vinegar produce a gas which fills the balloon.

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

7. Repeat! Believe me, your kids will want to do this more than once.

It was lots of fun for the Lil Divas to watch the ingredients combine

Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar

And form a reaction that was so visual - blowing up the balloon.


Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar Reviewed by Justin Jamil on 23:53 Rating: 5
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