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Soda Brand vs. Height Experiment: Soda Geyser Series #4


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Soda Brand vs. Height Experiment: Soda Geyser Series #4

In this activity, learners conduct a controlled experiment to examine which brand of soda makes the best (highest) soda geyser. Learners discover that different brands of soda have different solubility of carbon dioxide and test to see how that affects geyser height. This activity page features a fun how-to video that shows learners and educators how to conduct the investigation.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
1 to 2 hours

Learning Time:
1 to 2 hours

Estimated Materials Cost:
Over $20 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 18

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Measurement
  • Physical Sciences
    • Energy
      • Potential and Kinetic Energy
      • Work and Machines
    • Chemistry
      • Chemical Reactions
      • Solutions
    • States of Matter
      • Liquids
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations
      • Gathering Data
      • Formulating Explanations

Informal Categories


  • Food and Cooking
  • Outdoor Activity

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


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  • Free access

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  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston, ©2010

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