Food Science: Chemical Reactions


By Cooking Panda

We’re learning all about chemical reactions! What happens when you mix acids and bases? Make these Lemon Volcanos and find out!


  • 1 large lemon
  • Food coloring of choice
  • Dish soap
  • Baking soda
  • Directions

    1) Cut the top off the lemon. Scoop out the juice and the inside into a bowl.

    2) Add several drops of food coloring, a teaspoon of soap and baking soda inside the lemon.

    3) Spoon lemon juice inside and watch the baking soda and lemon react! Add more lemon juice, baking soda and food coloring to keep the volcano going!

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